Online Learning Effectiveness Research

Center for Digital Education Awards Program "In the Arena" 2002

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"In the Arena" is a special awards program that recognizes some of the most innovative, hard-working, trend-setting IT leaders in the nation. This website features Julie Young, the Director of the Florida Virtual High School.


"Our quality standards are so high, because we're making sure the kids get a rich online experience. The comments from parents and students on our year-end evaluations indicate it's extremely rich and that is not simply about the content, but about the whole experience.

"Online education should be different. If we want to replicate what happens in the classroom, there are a lot of CDs and programs out there that do that. We should be creating a different experience that kids do not have available elsewhere."

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