CityViews 9/12/11: Online Education

Credit: www.onlinehighschool.org

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Segment 1:

College students have taken online classes for years. Now high school students are logging in, taking everything from biology to P.E. via computer. How does online learning stack up against the traditional classroom? On Monday, Jennifer talks with public education leaders about the virtues and limits of an online education.

Guests:

  • Kenneth Grover, Director of Career and Technical Education and Secondary Schools, Salt Lake City School District; chair of Utah Online Education Consortium
  • DeLaina Tonks, Director of Open High School of Utah
  • Gene V. Glass, Senior Researcher at the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Links:

Utah State Office of Education – Public Education Online

 

Segment 2:

Taking care of a loved one is often a full-time job and Salt Lake County wants to know how it can help.

Guest:

  • Kathy Nelson, Caregiver Trainer, Salt Lake County

More info on the Salt Lake County Caregiver Survey is at (801) 468-3480.

 

 

 

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