On the Horizon: Volume 15 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Higher education's strategic response to on‐line learning: critical perspectives and creative successes

Guest Editors: Dr Barton Kunstler, Dr Jonathan Gueverra

Prolegomena to a discourse

Barton Kunstler

The aim of this paper is to provide discursive background to a consideration of higher education's approach to online learning and set out the terms of engagement represented by


Changing the landscape: more institutions pursue online offerings

I. Elaine Allen, Jeff Seaman

The purpose of this paper is to examine the trends in the growth of online learning since 2002 and the change in the opinions and strategies of chief academic officers.

Repositioning for a virtual culture

Jonathan Gueverra

The paper aims to provide administrators with a comprehensive view of the necessity for careful strategic planning to deal with the emerging “virtu‐versity.”


Teaching online in the Bronx: local distance education

Robert Whittaker

The aim of this paper is to describe the rapid development and effectiveness of online education in an urban college, emphasizing the use of distance education by local students

Strategic initiatives in the online environment: opportunities and challenges

Joel Hartman, Chuck Dziuban, Patsy Moskal

The paper aims to present a strategic model for online program success in higher education and to discuss the implications of web‐based teaching for learning assessment and


New questions for online learning, and new answers: the case of the CUNY Online Baccalaureate

George Otte

The purpose of this paper is to track trends in online learning and in higher education generally, particularly to see how the former might solve key problems for the latter.


Pedagogy and technology – which has the upper hand? Lessons from technological implementation at the College of Judea and Samaria, Israel

Nitza Davidovitch

The aim of this paper is to present conclusions from a series of studies on the introduction of new learning technologies at the College of Judea and Samaria, Israel, including


From distance to online: a consortium approach

Shirley M. Adams

The purpose of this paper is to present an intentional model for moving into online learning; to show how the decision was part of the strategic planning process; and to explain

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