May 24, 2002
Mixing and Matching Distance-Education SoftwareEvolving standards may change the way colleges plan online-learning offerings
For the first time, evolving technical standards for software are making it possible for colleges to customize distance-learning programs by easily mixing online-learning software from multiple companies. Dozens of colleges around the world are participating in creating the new standards, and hundreds of institutions, corporations, and government bodies are already applying them.
These standards are