Episode 38 - The Evolution and Future of Distance Education

In the past two decades, we have witnessed how technology has drastically shifted distance education in higher education. Dr. Jason Altmire explores this evolution with Dr. Leah Matthews, the Executive Director of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. Together, they discuss the evolution, challenges, and promising future of distance education in higher learning.
Dr. Altmire and Dr. Matthews explore the upcoming rulemaking on state authorization and the significance of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). Dr. Matthews shares her vast expertise and insights, on the future prospects of distance education, particularly with the emergence of AI and other education technologies.