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|Title:||LIBRARY SERVICES FOR OVERLAPPING DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMS OF TWO HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEMS IN WASHINGTON STATE|
|Author(s):||Harvey R Gover|
|Volume:||20 ISBN: 978-0-76231-010-4 eISBN: 978-1-84950-206-1|
|Citation:||Harvey R Gover (2003), LIBRARY SERVICES FOR OVERLAPPING DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMS OF TWO HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEMS IN WASHINGTON STATE, in (ed.) 20 (Advances in Library Administration and Organization, Volume 20), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.83-122|
|DOI:||10.1016/S0732-0671(02)20005-X (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Article type:||Chapter Item|
The global proliferation of distance learning programs has become a major phenomenon of our times. So rapid is the growth rate of distance learning options, that statistics on them are rendered out-of-date at the moment of publication. As soon as innovations in media and automation technologies have appeared, their new capabilities have been adapted to distance learning applications, fueling the growth of distance learning programs, and providing marketing tools for the promotion of newly upgraded or newly created distance learning programs and institutions. Rapid growth in a highly competitive market has led to the duplication and overlapping of new distance learning options both within institutions and across institutional and geographical boundaries.
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