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Virtual education

Posted on 10 May 2012 with 0 comments
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Education is expensive in many ways, especially for the cost of delivery which includes teachers, buildings, equipment and resources. Face-to-face learning in classrooms and lecture theatres has been common practice although in recent years the capacity for online learning has improved. Limited research has indicated that test scores for online courses and test scores for courses taught face-to-face have comparable scores. A recent online survey report from the Masie Center suggested that around one-third of organisations are reducing the use of face-to-face delivery in classrooms and that mobile and tablet devices are being piloted by about the same proportion.

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