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    List three opportunities and three threats that could represent key factors facing an online college or university. Briefly state your view of what institution should do in light of these factors. Use atleast 200 words and cite any sources used in APA format

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    Opportunities facing an online college or university include:
    1) The outsourcing of teaching to providers online. For example, a company called Poynter Institute, based in Florida, is offering online introductory journalism classes through Missouri State university. Other online providers of education include Academic Partnerships, StraighterLine, and Smarthinking. The college or university can seize the opportunity to reap a larger profit.

    2) Since classes no longer need to meet at set times, a professor can create a learning and testing schedule for each individual student. Such individualized service can draw students who otherwise would be unable to attend classes at fixed times, or in far away locations. The college or university could take advantage of the ...

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    Opportunities and threats facing online college and universities.