Author(s)Ives, Kathleen Susan
KeywordsCommunity Colleges,Access to Higher Education,Serving Non-Traditional College Students,Lifelong Learning
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AbstractThe goal of community colleges is to serve local needs. Community colleges’ low tuition helps keep higher education affordable for a diverse population. Distance learning holds the promise of providing yet another mechanism by which community colleges can bring education to a non-traditional student body. This paper explores the role of distance learning opportunities in community colleges within the context of today’s current environmental scan.