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Distance Learning In Education Final

  1. 1. by Chelsea LeBeau IUPUI Spring 2009 EDUC W200 Menu
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Origins of Distance Education and its use in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the article, Part 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the article, Part 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Alabama Distance Learning Rolls Out Statewide for 2009-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the article, Part 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the article, Part 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>KC Distance Learning Acquires Aventa </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the article, Part 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of the article, Part 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Origins of Distance Education and its use in the United States <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>This article gives a nice summary of Distance Learning and its use and impact in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>The article explains that distance learning is used in 180 graduate schools and 150 undergraduate colleges. </li></ul>Click on the picture to read the article! Next Menu Matthews, D. (1999). The Origins of Distance Education and its use in the United States [Electronic version]. T.H.E. Journal . doi:http://www.thejournal.com/articles/14278_6
  4. 4. The Origins of Distance Education and its use in the United States <ul><li>Overview Continued </li></ul><ul><li>This article explains that distance learning “provides extraordinary opportunities to transform the when, where, and how we teach.” </li></ul><ul><li>Also, the article talks about the rise of the virtual campus, where students can connect with each other through technology to expand their knowledge, as well as share things that they have learned. </li></ul>Next Previous Menu
  5. 5. The Origins of Distance Education and its use in the United States <ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Three particular “ah-ha” moments in this article were: </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning is offered not only by states, but by individual companies and institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning can be used to foster lifelong education </li></ul><ul><li>Distance Learning might become an international commodity. </li></ul>Previous Menu “ It is no longer a question of whether or not the new higher education will develop, but how fast it will occur .”
  6. 6. Alabama Distance Learning Rolls Out Statewide for 2009-2010 <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>This article explains that Alabama is planning to included distance learning programs in all of its high schools, beginning in the 2009-2010 school years. </li></ul><ul><li>Alabama Connecting Classrooms, Educators, and Students Statewide (ACCESS) began setting high schools up with distance learning in 2006. </li></ul>Next Menu Click on the picture to read the article!
  7. 7. Alabama Distance Learning Rolls Out Statewide for 2009-2010 <ul><li>Overview Continued </li></ul><ul><li>The change will be funded in three waves. In the first wave, schools will receive $50,000, and in the second, $85,000. </li></ul><ul><li>181 of the high schools in Alabama have already received funding, and this further funding will give money to the remaining 190 schools, which will cover all of the high schools in Alabama. </li></ul>Next Previous Menu Nagel, D. (2008). Alabama Distance Learning Rolls Out Statewide for 2009-2010 [Electronic version]. T.H.E. Journal . doi:http://www.thejournal.com/art icles/22937/
  8. 8. Alabama Distance Learning Rolls Out Statewide for 2009-2010 <ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Three particular “ah-ha” moments in this article were: </li></ul><ul><li>That 100% of Alabama’s schools will be included in this program </li></ul><ul><li>The schools will all receive a computer lab so that all students can participate in the virtual learning community </li></ul><ul><li>This program was originally planned to begin in the 2010-2011 school year, but is ahead of schedule. </li></ul>Previous Menu &quot;No other state in America has videoconferencing and web-based learning in all its high schools. Alabama will.&quot;
  9. 9. KC Distance Learning Acquires Aventa <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>KC Distance Learning (KCDL) is a distance learning service provider based in Oregon. </li></ul><ul><li>As of January of 2007, KCDL will be working with Aventa, “a content and service provider for K-12.” </li></ul>Next Menu Click on the picture to read the article!
  10. 10. KC Distance Learning Acquires Aventa <ul><li>Overview Continued </li></ul><ul><li>KCDL’s programs are offered through Keystone National High School, which is an online school. </li></ul><ul><li>Now that they’ve acquired Aventa, KCDL will be able to expand their services . </li></ul><ul><li>Aventa “provides online high school courses, including foreign language and Advanced Placement courses, as well as credit completion courses, middle school courses, and AP Exam Review resources.” </li></ul>Next Previous Menu Nagel, D. (2007). KC Distance Learning Acquires Aventa [Electronic version]. T.H.E. Journal . doi:http://www.thejournal.com/art icles/20115/
  11. 11. KC Distance Learning Acquires Aventa <ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Three particular “ah-ha” moments in this article were: </li></ul><ul><li>That an online high school, like Keystone National High School, even exists </li></ul><ul><li>25% of K-12 public schools offer online education, or “e-learning” </li></ul><ul><li>In the 2005-2006, more than 23,000 students took courses through KCDL </li></ul>Previous Menu “ Through the acquisition of Aventa, KC's solutions for the K-12 sector will be expanded to include everything &quot;from institutional licenses of core, elective, AP and foreign language courses, to online and correspondence credit-recovery courses, to integrated district level partnerships,&quot;
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>Distance learning is a growing trend that is changing the way we teach, and the way students learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Not only is distance learning found at the college level, it can also be found in K-12 schools. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many programs and institutions around the world that are working to expand distance learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Some states are trying to spread distance learning to all of their schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Distance learning is a powerful tool that can be used worldwide. </li></ul>

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