A Classroom of One

How Online Learning Is Changing our Schools and Colleges
Author(s): Gene I. Maeroff
Genre: Education
Original Publish Date: Jan 27, 2015
Product Number: EB00591329
Released: Jan 27, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781466890251
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A Classroom of One is Gene Maeroff's "report from the front" 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.