Dec 6th

E-learning ‘continues to evolve with benefits to the workforce and economy’

E-learning ‘continues to evolve with benefits to the workforce and economy’
News from Virtual College:

The world of online learning and its popularity just keeps evolving, according to one commentator.

Writing for Sign On San Diego, Elizabeth Tice, president of Ashford University in California, suggested that e-learning is continuously growing to meet the needs of a troubled economy, developing technology and high student demand.

“Distance learning has become a force that is not only forever changing how education is delivered but will also drive economic change by preparing today’s workers for the technology-based jobs of tomorrow,” said Ms Tice, who is responsible for the operations of Ashford University, which has an annual enrolment of more than 90,000 students.

She added that the rapid rate at which educational institutions are adopting e-learning strategies into their curriculums and module offerings has a lot to do with the development of other products and ideas such as advanced technologies, mobile learning and smartphone technology, whi…………… continues on Virtual College

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Study Shows Almost 4 in 5 School Districts Using E-Learning
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New research shows Hoosier students are becoming more engaged in virtual learning.

A new study shows more Hoosier educators are taking advantage of e-learning in their classrooms. Indiana Youth Institute President Bill Stanczykiewicz says a poll finds 79 percent of the state‘s school districts use some form of online learning.

He says one-third of districts are using technology to offer their normal core 40 classes, including physical education. In some cases, Stanczykiewicz says, the students help with the migration to new learning technologies.

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