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Managing Information Technology in Open and Distance Higher Education


Distance Education Volume 19, Number 2, ISSN 0158-7919


This paper uses the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Management in the 1990s Research Framework as a basis for examining the challenges of managing information technology in higher education, with particular reference to open and distance education. Budgeting, technology trends, centralization, prototyping, staff, and competition versus collaboration are discussed. (Author/LRW)


Holt, D.M. & Thompson, D.J. (1998). Managing Information Technology in Open and Distance Higher Education. Distance Education, 19(2), 197-227. Retrieved November 16, 2019 from .

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