A Classroom of One

How Online Learning Is Changing our Schools and Colleges

Gene I. Maeroff

Palgrave Macmillan Trade

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This is Gene Maeroff's "report from the front" on the short history and status of online learning in the United States and around the world. Maeroff is a reporter who takes you to the schools from Penn State's World Campus to the Florida Virtual School to the newly emerging online learning initiatives in Afghanistan. His journey ultimately provides a snapshot of the way in which technology is changing the minds of people with regard to the nature of higher education. He looks at the method of electronic delivery, the quality of the information being delivered and quality of interaction it engenders. He looks at the way learners are adapting to this new technology and how much responsibility is put on the student's shoulders. Finally, and maybe tellingly, he looks at the business of online learning.

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Praise for A Classroom of One

"One of the few even-handed discussions, A Classroom of One brings some much needed clarity."--Scott Eliott, Dayton Daily News

Praise for Maeroff's Altered Destinies:
"A must-read...Maeroff shows again and again how the altered lives of a few can serve as testament to what is possible for many." --The American School Board Journal

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Gene I. Maeroff

Gene I. Maeroff is Director of the Heichinger Institute on Education and Media at Teachers College/Columbia University and the author of Altered Destinies.

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A Classroom of One
How Online Learning Is Changing our Schools and Colleges
Gene I. Maeroff

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
May 2004
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781403965370
ISBN10: 1403965374
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 324 pages
$22.00

Hardcover

Hardcover
St. Martin's Press
Palgrave Macmillan Trade
February 2003
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781403960856
ISBN10: 1403960852
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 320 pages
$28.00
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