Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Department of Education-funded report that analyzed nearly 100 studies and concluded that online instruction, in the words of the report's lead author, "actually tends to be better than conventional instruction."

see: Online teaching's disconnect
A virtual teacher has virtues, but nothing can replace the classroom experience.
by John Villasenor -he is a professor of electrical engineering at UCLA and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

also see this for more background:
Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom

-- the study in the second story was conducted by SRI International out of Menlo Park,CA in Silicon Valley...

hat tip: University Diaries

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