Online and Distance Education Capacity of Canadian Universities

Analysis and Review

Produced for Global Affairs Canada by EduConsillium - December 2015

In the first decade of the 21st century, many researchers observed a worldwide acceleration in the use of digital learning solutions, with many territories showing more than 30% growth. This study investigates Canada’s use and capacity in digital and online education. A 14-page questionnaire was sent to 93 universities across Canada to gather data on six aspects of this practice. Seventy-three responses were obtained from targeted institutions (78.49% of total sample).

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