The Virtual High School: Teaching Generation V / Edition 1

The Virtual High School: Teaching Generation V / Edition 1

by Andrew Zucker, Robert Kozma, Louise Yarnall, Camille Marder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807742864

ISBN-13: 9780807742860

Pub. Date: 01/10/2003

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Just a decade ago, the notion of attending high school on the Internet seemed futuristic. Yet, today, thousands of students are doing just that. This authoritative volume is the first to provide a thorough, detailed account of the virtual high school. Based on a 5-year study conducted by experienced researchers at SRI International, this book answers such questions as…  See more details below

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Just a decade ago, the notion of attending high school on the Internet seemed futuristic. Yet, today, thousands of students are doing just that. This authoritative volume is the first to provide a thorough, detailed account of the virtual high school. Based on a 5-year study conducted by experienced researchers at SRI International, this book answers such questions as: What is the difference between an online and a face-to-face classroom? What is it like to take, or to teach, an online course? Are online courses effective? What are the problems with its use? Will this new technology change the way teaching and learning is done?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807742860
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
01/10/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1Online Learning and Educational Change1
2The Virtual High School18
3The VHS Experience48
4Outcomes of a Virtual School82
5Lessons Learned100
6The Future of Virtual High Schools123
References147
Index151
About the Authors159

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