MDDE 605: Planning and Management in Distance Education and Training Report a Broken Link

Unit 1 Lesson 1


Ferriman, J.  (2017).  E-Learning Industry Worth $325 Billion by 2025 Learndash.com.

Carabaneanu, L., Trandfir, R., & Mazilu, M. I. (2006). Trends In e-learning.  Ser. A, Research Reports 5, Tampere Polytechnic, ISBN 952-5264-46-7 3, 106-111

Seimens, G.  (2003).  If I wanted to make money in e-learning … here’s what I’d do.  Elearnspace.org.

Bates, T.  (2012).  e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride?. online learning and distance education resources.

Education and Learning Possibilities by the Year 2030., (nd.). The Millennium Project: Global Futures Studies & Research

Educause. The Future of Learning Environments.  YouTube Video

Unit 1 Lesson 2


What-When-How.com, (nd.). Diverse Models of Distance Teaching Universities Web Article.

Ismail, J.  (2002). The design of an e-learning system: Beyond the hypeInternet and Higher Education, 4 (2002), 329-336. 

Ashcroft, P.  (2013).  Foundations of a Corporate University.  AU Masters Thesis.

Schaefer, P.  (2006).  Why small businesses fail: Top 7 reasons for startup failure.  Attard Communications, Inc.

Unit 2 Lesson 1


Zahorsky, D.  (nd.).  The winning elements of business proposals.  the balance.

AllBusiness Editors, (nd.) Start-up basics. allBusiness Your small business advantage.

Unit 2 Lesson 2

Unit 1 Lesson 2


WorldWideLearn (nd).  Benefits of E-Learning.

Pappas, C.  (2015).   The Top eLearning Statistics And Facts For 2015 You Need To Know.  elearningindustry.com. 

Shaik, N.  (2005).  Marketing distance learning programs and courses:  A relationship marketing strategy.  DLA 2005 Conference Jekyll Island, Georgia, June 5 – 8, 2005.

Unit 2 Lesson 3


Berry, T. (nd.).  Add competitive analysis to your marketing plan.  Mplans.com. 

Unit 3 Lesson 1


McNamara, C.  (nd.).  Strategic planning (in non-profit or for-profit organizationsFree Management Library.

(For McNamara concentrate on the sections: Understanding of Strategic Planning; Preparation for Strategic Planning; & Setting Strategic Direction.  The rest of the site relates to the next lesson.)

Skills2Lead  (nd.).  Writing a vision statement.

Unit 3 Lesson 2


MarketingTeacher.com.  (nd.).  SWOT Analysis.

Unit 3 Lesson 3


Van der Werff, T. J.  (nd.).  Strategic planning for fun and profit.

Unit 4 Lesson 1


Structuring Options

Ozyasar, H.  (nd.). How to Determine Organizational Structure. eHow.  NOTE:  Read at least the different articles linked from this page

Kokemuller, N. (2017).  Vertical and Horizontal Organizational Structure.  bizfluent.  NOTE:  Read at least the different articles linked from this page.

Wikipedia – Organizational Structure.

Calculating Fees

Krus, K.  (nd.).  Measuring the total cost of e-Learning.  Brainseed Interactive. watch. learn. grow

Human Resources

Williams, P.  (2000). Making informed decisions about staffing and training:  Roles and competencies for distance education programs in higher education Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 3(2). University of West Georgia, Distance Education Center.

Unit 4 Lesson 2


Marshak, R.J.  (2007).  The Hidden Dimensions of Organizational Change.  SCInsights, Vol 1:2, July 2007. (pdf)

Unit 5 Lesson 1


Business Development Bank, BDC.ca.  (nd.).   7 Sources of start-up financing sources.

To learn more about financial planning it is recommended you review the following articles:

Ward, S. (2018).  Writing the business plan: The financial plan.  thebalancesmb.com. 

Richards, D.  (2016).  Writing a business plan - Financial projections.  thebalancesmb.com.

Unit 5 Lesson 2


McNamara, C. (nd.).  All about financial management in business. Free Management Library.

Spilker, T. (2004). How to make cash flow projections.  The Grantsmanship Centre. (pdf download)

Unit 5 Lesson 3


Vohwinkle, J.  (2018).  Basic budgeting tips everyone should know.  the balance.

Unit 6


Lesson 1

Keaster, R.  (2005). Distance education and the academic department:  The change processEducause Quarterly, 28(3).

Kotter International.  (nd.).  Kotter Principles – 8 Steps for leading change

Fernadez, S., & Rainey, H. G.  (2006). Managing successful organizational change in the public sectorPublic Administration Review, March/April 2006.

Unit 6 Lesson 2


Fortino, A., & Wolf, P. P.  (2007). Going the distanceBizEd, January/February 2007.

Balanced Scorecard Institute (nd.). Balanced scorecard basics.

Unit 6 Lesson 3


Marcus, S.  (2004). Leadership in distance education: Is it a unique type of leadership – A literature reviewOnline Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 7(1).  State University of West Georgia, Distance Education Center.