Ed. Schools Expand Web-Only Offerings
Online teacher preparation used to be talked about in the same breath as "diploma mills" that grant résumé-inflating but worthless paper degrees.
Not anymore. As more teacher-candidates and career-changers seek flexible hours, the number of traditional teachers’ colleges offering distance-learning courses and even full degree programs that can be earned online has grown by leaps and bounds. A handful of other schools of education operate totally online.
The advancements such programs are making in training teachers promise to shape the future of educator preparation, experts who study online learning say. For one, says Susan D. Patrick, the president and chief executive officer of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning , or iNACOL, online schools of education are extending the reach of the academy far beyond the local communities most brick-and-mortar education schools...
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