Community Colleges Turn to High-Speed Network for Distance Education

November 1, 2001

Known primarily for their use by researchers, super-fast computer networks are finding new uses in distance education at the community-college level, says Ronald L. Hamberg, vice president for instruction at Seattle Central Community College. Mr. Hamberg is in charge of distance education for the three campuses of the Seattle Community College District, which has one of the most active distance-learning programs among community colleges.