The Virtual High School: Teaching Generation V / Edition 1

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Overview

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?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807742860
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 1/10/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Online Learning and Educational Change 1
2 The Virtual High School 18
3 The VHS Experience 48
4 Outcomes of a Virtual School 82
5 Lessons Learned 100
6 The Future of Virtual High Schools 123
References 147
Index 151
About the Authors 159
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