Colorado online campus achieves record enrollment
- By Dan Caterinicchia, Dan Caterinicchia
- Jan 25, 2000
Online learning, begun as a small experiment four years ago, has blossomed
into an important part of the curriculum at the University of Colorado at
The university has received more than 1,200 student enrollments across 60
courses for the Spring 2000 semester, easily marking the school's largest
online student body, school officials said last week. The program started
in 1996 with four students taking one course.
"This shows that our students are embracing the convenience and flexibility
offer," said Patty Godbey, interim director of CU Online Denver in a
release. "As an urban campus with nontraditional students, the
opportunity to take classes online is greatly appreciated."
Courses covering a variety of subjects from social psychology to advance
Java programming are offered through the online curriculum and registration
for the courses will continue until Feb. 2, at www.cuonline.edu.