College Professors Fearful of Online Education Growth

Ryan Lytle reports on a recent study by Inside Higher Ed of 4564 members who mentioned more fear than excitement

The fears of college faculty are sustained by the consistent rise in popularity of online education during the past decade. The number of college students enrolled in at least one online course increased for the ninth straight year, with more than 6.1 million students taking an online course during fall 2010—a 10.1 percent increase over fall 2009, according to a separate Babson report.

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