Traditional education or online education. In the past decade it seems that the dominant conversation has been around the potential for online learning, both from for-profit and non-profit options, to disrupt education as an industry.
[snip]. What does this emerging landscape of educational delivery models look like?
While I do not claim to be able to solve this problem, I would like to offer a more descriptive view than the dichotomy of traditional and online education describes.
There is a growing number of models on how to deliver education effectively, which is natural given the investment and interest in fixing or disrupting education ... . [snip].
... [H]ere’s one list of models, followed by a view of how they differ in terms of course design and the channel by which information is created and transmitted:
- Traditional Non-Profit Face-to-Face Programs
- Non-Profit Online Programs
- For-Profit, Both Face-to-Face and Online Programs
- Open Education Practices
- Massively Open Online Courses, or MOOCs
- Flipped Classroom
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