faculty compensation issues with distance education
Encouraging faculty to participate in distance learning has been a concern since the very first days of online delivery methods, and probably before. A look through the Distance Education Report archives will show the evolving concerns about pedagogical quality, academic rigor, reputation, and other factors that faculty members have expressed concerns about.
In the distance education world, the battle lines between faculty and administration have become complex and fraught. Once traditional understandings, regarding intellectual production and property have been eroded by digital technology. Everyone is trying to make their own way and find their own solutions to the problems posed by putting courses online. In this scenario,