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Why the academy must embrace its online future

Why the academy must embrace its online future
... on what students really need. Here are three reasons why universities must adopt online education to remain relevant: ... Frustration over paying more than $50,000 per year to attend a school without access to the best classes is today mostly ...


Yes to Blended, But Maine Should Authorize Virtual Schools
Education Week News (blog)
Blended learning has the potential to extend the reach of great teachers and improve working conditions. Commission members concluded correctly that they should focus on blended charter models. Most U.S. schools will adopt or develop a blend of online ...

Education funding proposal allows school choice, more online learning
Detroit Free Press
Rick Snyder would fundamentally change K-12 education in Michigan, allowing students to chooseschool districts, make greater use of online learning and earn financial incentives of $2,500 per semester for completing high school early. The proposed ...

Fairbanks summit addresses rural learning
Juneau Empire
FAIRBANKS — School district superintendents across the Interior were queried on a variety of subjects from bandwidth availability to traditional teaching and parental involvement Wednesday on the first day of the 2012 Interior Education Summit hosted ...

Online, collaborative learning transform JWCC students' experience
Quincy Journal
JWCC offers five delivery methods of instruction: classroom, independent study, blended, openlearning and online. Sixty courses, including those necessary to complete an associate degree, are offered by JWCC. As a result, the College's headcount in ...

PA Cyber CEO's consulting work questioned
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The online public school's employees would soon be able to get master's degrees from nearby Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio in the highly specialized area of online instruction, wrote Michael J. Conti, then PA Cyber's director of ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

John Austin: New school choice bills 'a recipe for an educational system ...
Working together, these proposals would replace a coherent education reformstrategy—that has enjoyed bipartisan support, with a “Wild West” of unfettered, unregulated new school creation, decoupled from the goal of improving learning and student ...


A Design Lens on Education | Design Thinking: "What are some of the big questions in education that design is helping to address? Some of my favorites we’ve been working on at IDEO include: How might we create a digital learning platform that helps adult learners succeed through college completion? How might we develop a network of schools that are of international quality, affordable (under $100/month tuition), and can be scaled to serve hundreds of thousands of children in the rising middle class of Peru . . . "

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