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Duke faculty reject plan for it to join online consortium | Inside Higher Ed

Duke faculty reject plan for it to join online consortium | Inside Higher Ed.

This is the best, most clearly and concisely written article on long-distance learning that I have read in years.  The author offers hope for a return to strict standards 1, subject master expertise, 2 and true learning: a reality that I have not read on the Internet until today (April 30, 2013). 

I have had the unfortunate experience of teaching with “teachers” who had “Master Degrees” obtained on-line (two of these august people actually confessed in private that they had bought the degree, and one, an Academic Dean at a Roman Catholic high school asked me if I knew where he could buy another to “fill-out” his résumé (his curriculum vita, to say the least, was sparse”)...

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