Is Distance Education the Meteor and Are Faculty the Dinosaurs?

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by Chris Cumo DEWEY DEFALCO, ASSISTANT to the Director of Distance Learning and Lead Faculty for Distance Learning at Jones College in Jacksonville, Florida, knows that some faculty dislike distance education. DeFalco sees this opposition as the natural inter-generational struggle over an emerging technology. The opponents are older, technophobic professors on the verge of retirement. Their departure will open opportunities for younger, technologically savvy faculty–the cadre of faculty who will shape the future of higher education. However, there are signs that distance education might not be a springboard for a new generation of faculty. Instead, distance education may provide colleges […]
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