Distance Education Essay

1037 WordsApr 30, 20125 Pages
u02a1 Implementation Plan Topic Selection A New global Environment for Learning Abstract My topic selection for this assignment is on A new global environment for learning also known as ANGEL. Angel is used in 28 out of 34 community colleges and technical colleges in Washington state. Angel is a college-wide learning management system that provides tools for faculty and staff to present online instructional content. Angel also serves as a portal to all aspects of the school's e-learning environment, allowing access from anywhere in the world. Angel accounts are available to all faculty, staff and students. Angel can be used for online learning where the student will do assignments, take tests and watch videos as assignment by the teacher. The student can submit their assignments threw angel and see how they are doing. A student could also submit assignments threw angel even if they do go to a classroom. the instructor has the ability to set up a grade book so that they can have a digital copy of the grades at all times and it can be accessed from home sp that the teacher can work on grading assignments at home also. Topic selection matrix eLearning Solution | Instructional Delivery Technology | Organization | Environment | ANGEL | Virtual classroom | K-12 Schools | Global / regional | Advantages K-12 education is not becoming competitive. It is competitive now. We need to bury old bureaucratic and institutional habits. Public schools have always been a local monopoly on the education and innovation has been stifled as a result. Students should be given the opportunity to have customized learning solutions including the full range of brick and click possibilities. In this model students can have internships or participate in work-study programs while completing graduation requirements online. A high school senior who is short a few credits can choose

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