Monthly Archives: November 2011

University of Illinois Professor Examines Online Teaching and Learning

Professor Karen Swan of the University of Illinois Springfield is a leading researcher in the field of online education. Swan’s research examines the effectiveness of online teaching and learning.   Advertisements

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Stanford University’s Online High School

“PALO ALTO, Calif. — In June, about 30 seniors will graduate from a little-known online high school currently called the Education Program for Gifted Youth. But their diplomas will bear a different name: Stanford Online High School.” That’s the lead of … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Overview of Online K-12 schools

The Wall Street Journal’s Life and Culture section featured an overview of the growth of public, K-12 online schools across the country. In the Nov. 12 article, Journal reporters Stephanie Banchero and Stephanie Simon wrote: “Nationwide, an estimated 250,000 students are … Continue reading

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Resource: National Respository of (Free) Online Courses

By Lillian Williams A list of free online courses is continually updated on the website of the National Repository of Online Courses (NROC). NROC  is a non-profit, open educational resource. The goal is to provide access to good quality online … Continue reading

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