Online Learning Update

January 3, 2014

UW-Oshkosh pilots virtual student teaching as online learning blossoms

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:10 am

by Adam Rodewald, Green Bay Press Gazette

Education majors traditionally spend 18 weeks student teaching in a brick-and-mortar classroom before graduating. But that’s not Mike Wilbert’s style. The ambitious student at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh instead spent the first nine weeks of his practicum in front of a virtual classroom. The experience, despite a few kinks expected during a first-of-its-kind effort, has set a path for a cloud-based, tech-wedded future for teacher preparation programs.

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