Online Learning Update

February 22, 2011

Online Learning: To Out-Educate, We Must Out-Innovate

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:09 am


In his State of the Union address, President Obama urged the country to out-innovate the rest of the world. If we want to bolster America’s competitiveness now and for the future, there’s no better place to start than education, where Obama also said we need to out-educate the rest of the world. Fortunately, we are well on our way. Online learning is sweeping across America, as more than 3 million K-12 students took an online course in 2009. And it is no longer just a distance-learning phenomenon. Most of the growth in online learning is occurring in blended-learning environments, in which students learn online in an adult-supervised environment.

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