Publisher(s): Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Author(s): Moeller, Babette; Tim Reitzes
Funder(s): Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Related Organization(s): EDC
View Report (78 pages; 3.02MB; PDF)
Area of Focus: Digital Learning
The report examines literature on technology’s role in student-centered learning, presents models that are already in place, explores the potential of emerging technologies, and presents implications for practice, policy, and research.
Key Findings and/or Recommendations
=Technology is being used to support student-centered learning practices in the areas of assessment, flexible scheduling and pacing, advising, presenting content in alternative ways, project-based learning, and community involvement.
=While technology can support student-centered learning, it cannot drive reform on its own but must be part of a comprehensive and systematic effort to transform traditional learning environments into student-centered ones.
=The most prevalent barriers to successful integration of technology are lack of organizational support, teacher attitudes and expertise, and the technology itself.
Subjects/Keywords: Internet; Online Course; Personalized Learning; Student-Centered Learning; Technology; Virtual School
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