The Rise of the Internet Classroom – Video

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29-05-2012 10:11 From WNPR on October 19, 2006 Years ago, there was a stigma about distance learning...late night TV ads conjuring up fly-by-night degree factories. The sense was that bypassing a "real" college experience was more of a "dodge" than a decision. But as the internet has grown, the number of students learning online has boomed. Some schools, like the ubiquitous University of Phoenix have risen because of a demand for online education. And, traditional brick and mortar schools have gotten into the business - with traditional classroom professors giving more and more of their lecture time over to the digital classroom. But what's lost in the exchange? When classes don't convene in a classroom - is a basic connection missing? Does learning at a distance keep us arms length from a real education? We're talking with Ed Klonoski, director of Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium, and Dr. Merle Harris, President of Charter Oak State College. The Distance Learning Consortium provides the infrastructure for online learning in the state, and Charter Oak is one of the many schools now providing an online education.

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