Nursing Career News

A study done by the U.S. Bureau of Health Professions indicates that by 2020, the U.S. nursing shortage will grow to more than 800,000 registered nurses. How can we put a serious dent in stemming this dangerous tide unless nurses take an active role in seeking possible solutions to the problem? This blog will attempt to openly discuss and address major issues confronting the nursing profession, health care issues, and nursing education.

Saturday, July 29, 2006

Online Education will grow 10 times faster than on-campus growth

A recent study conducted by Penn State University reports that changes in demographics and technology are continuing to result in greater focus on distance-learning by many institutions. The study goes on estimate that the distance-learning component of enrollments at many higher education institutions will grow 10 times faster than on-campus growth in the near future!

Findings from the study include:

- As much as 45 percent of colleges and university enrollment is from adult learners

- Many adult learners take distance learning classes rather than on-campus classes.

- Continuing eduction revenues rose 67 percent at responding institutions since the previous survey in 2004.

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