Lessons From the Ivory Tower
K-12 learns from higher education's online experiences.
Although online education is growing as an option for students in K-12 school districts, colleges and universities have been much quicker to develop and provide online courses and incorporate them into their curricula.
A review of the experiences that higher education has had with online learning, and the insights learned as a result, provides valuable guidance for precollegiate schools.
“In one way, postsecondary [educators] made life a little easier for K-12,” says William R. Thomas, the director of the Atlanta-based Southern Regional Education Board’s Educational Technology Cooperative , by proving that online education is a viable alternative to, or...
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