Published Online: December 18, 2007
Published in Print: December 19, 2007, as Online Learning

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Connecting Students to Advanced Courses Online

A new guidebook by the U.S. Department Education’s office of innovation and improvement explores the benefits of using online courses to deliver advanced content for secondary school students.

The 88-page book identifies types of advanced courses most commonly available from online providers, with in-depth profiles of six providers that offer a variety of Web-based courses and delivery models: Colorado Online Learning in Lakewood, Colo.; Florida Virtual School in Orlando; Iowa Online Advanced Placement Academy in Iowa City; Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth in Baltimore; Michigan Virtual High School in Lansing; and Virtual High School in Maynard, Mass.

The guidebook’s interviews with those providers, and with educators and students in schools and school districts they have partnered with, create a picture of what online learning looks like in practice.

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