Organization

Endicott College

Project Description

Our research will hopefully be able to determine this. The literature review for this project was started in June of 2002 and the results will be known on February 18, 2003. We will be focusing our efforts on two industries (Banking and Medical Devices) to determine if the degrees are held in the same regard. We define an online degree as being any degree that is received as a result of all courses being done from a distance in a web-based setting. We focused on two separate industries in order to draw some type of comparison between the two.

Project Abstract

To do the research we focused on three variables within the online education that we believe leads to acceptance. These three variables are satisfaction, quality, and effectiveness. To get these three variables we focus on the perceptions of three groups. These three groups are students, educators (faculty and administration), and industry. There is a lot of literature from the student's and educator's perspectives, and with our research we hope to gain some insight into the perception of the Industry.

A survey will be sent out in mid-January to New-England based companies within the two industries described above. We will compile these results and have them available for all to see. Our survey will be done using www.questionpro.com . Check out their page if you are doing a similar type of research.

Surveys released for this project:
Questions
Online Education Perceptions 33
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This Project Sponsored by: QuestionPro - Web Survey Software
See Research Sponsorship for more information.

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