Monday, June 29, 2009

Online education gains prestige


CDPE Dean Muriel Oaks shows the award.

Online education is taking off. Enrollments are soaring, President Obama plans to create free online courses, and a new study shows online learning has advantages over classroom education.
But it wasn't always this way. When WSU embraced new technologies in the 1980s, it was going out on a limb. The university's pioneering efforts in the field were honored recently by an institutional achievement award from the National University Telecommunications Network, which showed this video about the university's efforts.

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