Many Professors Are Optimistic on Distance Learning, Survey Finds

A survey of college faculty members who belong to the nation's largest teachers' union has found that they are enthusiastic about the experience and benefits of teaching distance-education courses, although they see a few perils on the horizon.

The survey, released last month, found that faculty members worried about the amount of time it takes to prepare and teach a distance-education course. Respondents also predicted that faculty members would have to do