Source: Blackboard Blog
Posted: Aug 28, 2017
"Pam Quinn, Provost at the Dallas County Community College District’s LeCroy Center, summed it up best when she reflected, “I believe the biggest challenge in higher education has been changing from the centuries old model of classroom-based education to the transformational, growing market of online and digital education.”"
Our world has changed dramatically in the last 20 years. In 1997 the internet was still in its infancy with only around 119 million users. Distance education – a concept that began in Sweden during the mid-19th century – was only beginning to transition from analog to digital delivery. Today, we live in a much different world where the Internet has not only radically transformed the way colleges and universities teach, but has greatly expanded access to education around the globe. At Blackboard, we are proud to be a part of this journey.
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