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View Resource Instructional Management System (IMS) Project Specifications

Educom's Instructional Management Systems Project (discussed in the April 3, 1998 Scout Report) has released these specifications "for how learning materials will flow over the Internet, and for how organizations and individual learners will manage the learning process." The goal of the specifications is to create a "set of open standards for Internet-based education." The specifications...

http://www.imsglobal.org/
View Resource Engineering Outreach at the University of Idaho Present Distance Education at a Glance

Created and maintained by Barry Willis, the Associate Dean for Outreach and the Engineering Outreach staff at the University of Idaho, this Website is designed to "help teachers, administrators, facilitators, and students understand distance education." The site offers fourteen separate guides to different topics in distance education, including an overview of distance education, teaching...

http://www.cs.trinity.edu/rjensen/000aaa/yahoo/idaho.htm
View Resource The Online Learning Consortium

Distance education (sometimes referred to as correspondence learning) has been around for over a century in the United States, but recent developments in the nature of online learning over the internet have increased exponentially. While only a few institutions (such as the University of Phoenix) conduct all of their educational programs over the internet, more and more mainstream institutions...

https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/
View Resource Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration

While not a new concept at all, as some of its adherents would have people believe, distance learning continues to grow in a number of guises, from asynchronous online learning to various satellite and television linkups between disparate locales and in some cases, different hemispheres. Therefore it is not so surprising that an online journal would come into being that addresses the various...

https://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/