On-Line Degrees: How Employers View Them

by Evelyn Beck HOW ARE EMPLOYERS judging the value of the courses we’re teaching on-line? What do they think of candidates whose entire degree was earned via the Internet? The results of a number of recent studies are mixed, with many business professionals uneasy about the quality of on-line learning but a majority of academics convinced that web courses are just as effective as classroom-based education. For example, a September 2000 survey of 239 human resource professionals by Vault.com, a career resources firm based in New York City, found that skepticism is high. Only 26 percent believed that an on-line undergraduate […]
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