Quality Assurance for Distance Education: Thoughts from SHEEO President Paul Lingenfelter (August 2011)

Thoughts from SHEEO President Paul Lingenfelter on quality assurance for distance education, including:

  1. Why do we need the states to be involved in the authorization of higher education institutions?
  2. What should the states avoid doing?
  3. What variation in institutional delivery systems should be recognized, and as far as possible reflected in approaches to quality assurance and regulation? and
  4. What does the nation need that we don’t have?
Publication Date: 
Monday, August 1, 2011
Author: 
Paul E. Lingenfelter