A Classroom of One is Gene Maeroff's qreport from the frontq on the short history and status of online learning in the United States and around the world. Maeroff is a reporter who takes you to the schools from Penn State's World Campus to the Florida Virtual School to the newly emerging online learning initiatives in Afghanistan. His journey ultimately provides a snapshot of the way in which technology is changing the minds of people with regard to the nature of higher education. He looks at the method of electronic delivery, the quality of the information being delivered and quality of interaction it engenders. He looks at the way learners are adapting to this new technology and how much responsibility is put on the student's shoulders. Finally, and maybe tellingly, he looks at the business of online learning.In higher education, online courses have proliferated in the pursuit of enrollments by both forprofit and nonprofit institutions. Brandon Dobell, a senior research analyst for Credit Suisse First Boston, a firm that invested in such enterprises, told anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Classroom of One|
|Author||:||Gene I. Maeroff|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2015-01-27|