Online Schools, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer MacKay
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420511262
  • ISBN-13: 9781420511260
  • DDC: 371.35
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Teaching and learning online take place in schools that operate completely in a computerized world. The underlying technology that makes this possible is growing and evolving at a rapid pace, guaranteeing that online schools will be around for a long time and but must change continuously to keep up with new capabilities. This new volume in the Technology 360 series provides the history of learning outside the traditional classroom, explains the technology of online education (such as the Internet, VoIP, wireless connectivity, and real-time interactive applications), tools and techniques used in online learning (such as streaming content, data exchange, and simulations), and the limitations and advantages of online learning.

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  • Full-color photographs, intriguing illustrations, visual timelines, and fascinating sidebars and fact boxes complement the text and hold reader interest, while ancillary materials such as bibliographies and a subject index help users target their research