June 14, 2002
The Problem of 'Link Rot'
To the Editor:
The May 3 Online reported the findings of two Nebraska researchers on the subject of "link rot," a term used to describe the progressive disappearance of Web-based materials linked to online courses. ...
Organizations whose business is distance and online education have long recognized link rot as a problem. While individual instructors developing online courses may not think about the issue, just about any organization that is serious about online education is