Keywords: Faculty roles; unbundling; higher education; online education; faculty costs Online distance education programs are growing.
Allen and Seaman (2008) reported a 12% increase in students taking at least one online course from 2007 to 2008.
As the faculty role has become more distributed, so have the costs associated with providing instruction and instructional support.
This paper reviews the hidden costs associated with the unbundling of the faculty role and presents a framework for calculating the true costs of the unbundled faculty role.
Whether it's instruction, school climate, leadership, family engagement, or any of the other issues schools face on a daily basis, all educators need tools to help them improve their actions and methods.
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