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Connecting Two Dichotomous Environments through Distance Learning Technologies
Friday, January 1, 1999
What happens when a university connects to county high schools through distance learning technologies? For one thing, high-school students benefit from extended course offerings available during their school day; for another, the university gains a kind of "virtual branch campus" and is able to serve students across a wider geographical range. This article relates the challenges faced in such an experience at the University of Akron and suggests elements that must be present for successful university-public school distance learning collaborations.