E-Learning 2010

This special report—the first in an e-learning series from the technology team at Education Week Digital Directions—aims to highlight the progress made in the e-learning arena, as well as the administrative, funding, and policy barriers that some experts say are slowing the growth of this form of education.


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Though progress has been made in the e-learning arena, some experts say administrative, funding, and policy barriers are slowing the growth of this form of education.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

Educators say ‘hybrid’ approach is taking off because it offers academic classes not otherwise available to many students.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

Experts weigh "anytime, anywhere" learning approach versus fixed time frames for classes.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

A cyber high school is having success re-engaging dropouts and at-risk students, earning the school system state funds tied to enrollment.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

Wisconsin and Oregon, which imposed limitations, are now taking a closer look at the restrictions to see if changes are needed.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

A national e-learning framework would require lifting of state policy restrictions now in place.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

Experts in virtual education say new funding approaches should have the money follow the student.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

But experts say evaluating virtual programs requires an understanding of the unique characteristics of online schools.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

Distinguishing between the wide variety of virtual schools and online-learning programs available involves understanding the type of operational control.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

Creating the flexibility to address students' varying academic abilities is seen as a key feature of high-quality online curricula.
April 23, 2010 - Education Week

On-Demand Webinar


April 28, 2010: Building Bridges to Better E-Learning
A panel of experts discusses the challenges of aligning online courses with brick-and-mortar realities.

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May 4, 2010: District Strategies for E-Learning
Our expert panel discussed practical tips on ways to seamlessly incorporate virtual classes into the traditional school day.

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