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601 online learning

  1. 1. Elyse WhittAugust 15, 2011EDTC 601ONLINE LEARNING
  2. 2. What is Online Learning All forms of electronically supported learning and teaching This includes web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual education opportunities and digital collaboration In 2006 3.5 million students were participating in online learning Online learning is utilized by public K-12 schools and universities in the United States
  3. 3. History of Virtual Learning 1953 University of Houston offers the first televised college credit classes  13-15 hours a week  Mid-1960’s 1/3 of the station’s programming devoted to education 1956 The first adaptive teaching system was put into commercial production 1956-1958 A physics professor at U. C. Berkeley produced 163 high school physics lessons that were broadcast into public schools
  4. 4. History Continued University of Chicago produces Sunrise Semester, a series of courses delivered via broadcast television 1960 Programmed Logic for Automated Teaching Operations system was developed at the University of Illinois  PLATO delivers managed course content over the internet 1963 The first computer for instruction is installed at Orange Coast College
  5. 5. History 1964 The first authoring system for developing lessons and courses on a computer system is produced 1968 an IBM 1500 system was installed at the University of Alberta  With 12 years of operation 20,000 people had used the system
  6. 6. The start of the Internet  1969 The US Department of Defense commissions ARPANET  The start of the internet as we know it  The first Associate Committee on Instructional Technology is formed at the National Research Council of Canada
  7. 7. First Online Classes 1993 William Graziadei began an online computer –delivered lecture including tutorials and assessment projects using email 1997 Graziadei published an article describing a process of evaluating products and developing an overall strategy for technology-based courses
  8. 8. Online Learning in the US In 2006 38 states have established sate-led online learning programs  25 states have state-led online learning programs  18 states are home to a total of 147 virtual charter schools In 2006 Michigan became the first state to require students to take an online course for graduation
  9. 9. Compare Online Vs. Traditional Content of courses Assignments that are required Same academic quality Student and teacher interactions
  10. 10. Contrast Online Vs.TraditionalOnline Traditional Allows learning in distant  Interactive classroom or disadvantaged locations setting that promotes the Specializes in learning open exchange of ideas differences between  Different form of structure students some students seek Flexibility in schedule  Easy access to school library and other resources
  11. 11. Types of Online Programs Programs vary by  Full time cyber school grade level, type of students take state students served and assessments length  Programs are helping Majority of programs teachers reach use highly qualified students who were not teachers, learning successful in traditional management software schools and digital course content
  12. 12. Benefits of K12 OnlineLearning  Students can log into courses anywhere there is an internet connection  Student can maintain their own pacing and progress  Students have larger selection of courses  Students have flexibility for students to create their own schedules  Students have a more individualized instruction  Students have more choices of schools
  13. 13. Disadvantages of K12 OnlineLearning Parent involvement is  More individualized higher online programs may Parents need to play cost tuition many roles for their  Lack of social student environment  Guidance counselor  Lack of school clubs  Advocate and sports  Leader
  14. 14. Local Online K12 Schools Denver Online High  Colorado Virtual School Academy  http://online.dpsk12.org  http://www.covcs.org Academy Online High  Falcon Virtual Academy School  www.d49.org/school/fva  http://www.d20onlinesc  Provost Academy hool.org Colorado Connections Academy  http://co.provostacade  http://www.connections my.com academy.com
  15. 15. References Dan Lips. (January 12, 2010). How Online Learning Is Revolutionizing K- 12 Education and Benefiting Students. In The Heritage Foundation . Retrieved August 19 2011, from http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2010/01/how-online-learning- is-revolutionizing-k12-education-and-benefiting-students . N. A.. (July 27, 2011). Online Programs. In The Colorado Department of Education. Retrieved August 19, 2011, from http://www.cde.state.co.us/onlinelearning/schools.htm#Academy20. N. A.. (August 12, 2011). Web 2,0. In Wikipedia. Retrieved August 16, 2011, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0 . N. A.. (N. D. ). K12 Education Articles. In Directory of Schools. Retrieved August 16, 2011, from http://www.directoryofschools.com/Education- Articles/K12-Education/K12-Education-Online-Learning.htm. N. A.. (2006). 10 Advantages to Taking Online Classes. In Online Education Database. Retrieved August 19 2011, from http://oedb.org/library/distance-vs-local/10-advantages-to-taking- online-classes .

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