A dual model of distance education: the University of Southern Queensland

Taylor, James C. (1997) A dual model of distance education: the University of Southern Queensland. Open Praxis, 2. pp. 9-13. ISSN 0264-0210

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Abstract

Established in 1967, to provide on-campus higher education opportunities primarily for residents of the Darling Downs
region of Southern Queensland, the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) became a dual mode institution when it initiated distance education delivery in 1977. Twenty years later, the USQ has over 13,000 distance education students studying off-campus in over 40 countries, and almost 5,000 students studying on-campus in Toowoomba.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright and grant Open Praxis right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in Open Praxis.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Distance and e-Learning Centre
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:47
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2014 01:32
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/13587

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