Changes and Emerging Trends in the CE Function on University Campuses

Albert A. Einsiedel, Jr.


The paper describes emerging strategies employed by extension and continuing education units as they adapt to changes in the university and the larger community. The cost-recovery, entrepreneurial model of continuing education, relatively greater emphasis on continuing professional development programs, less emphasis on the traditional service function, the application of distance education techniques, and the marketing of programs globally are among the strategies that are changing the definition of extension and university continuing education.

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