June 25, 2004


diploma.gifOne of the threats to the acceptance of degrees from legitimate distance learning programs is the proliferation of "diploma mills" - fake degrees from bogus institutions.

Check out this fascinating slide-PDF presentation Unconventional University Diplomas from Online Vendors: Buying a Ph.D. from a University That Doesn't Exist by George Gollin of the University of Illinois, which illustrates how some of these degree mills work.

Thanks to elearnspace for the link

Posted by Joanne Tzanis at June 25, 2004 04:23 PM