Improving Outreach to Adult-Learners Through Online Degree Programs in Information Security: If You Build It, Will They Come?

Author:
Patricia Y. Logan, Ph.D.
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108.19 kB
Date:
01 July 2006
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Traditional face-to-face courses have been used as the predominant delivery mode for degree programs in the area of information security. This mode of delivery is a barrier to information security education for the population of adult learners who are working information technology and law enforcement professionals. Participation in full distance learning programs has been minimal among the CAEIAE (Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education) schools. An increase in online degree programs can increase the number of degree-qualified professionals in information security.

Improving Outreach to Adult-Learners Through Online Degree Programs in Information Security: If You Build It, Will They Come?