online learning http://kuow.org en New Study Says 'Flipped Classrooms' Improve Student Performance http://kuow.org/post/new-study-says-flipped-classrooms-improve-student-performance <p>David Hyde talks with University of North Carolina professor <a href="https://pharmacy.unc.edu/Directory/mumper">Russell Mumper</a> about how reversing the traditional classroom model increases student performance. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 23:31:56 +0000 David Hyde & Andy Hurst 24419 at http://kuow.org New Study Says 'Flipped Classrooms' Improve Student Performance The Race To Sell Life Skills, From Body Language To Photoshop http://kuow.org/post/race-sell-life-skills-body-language-photoshop <p>Online marketplaces like eBay, Craigslist and Etsy offer you a way to sell your stuff. But what about a place to sell your skills and expertise? Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:39:11 +0000 Julia Flucht 23419 at http://kuow.org The Race To Sell Life Skills, From Body Language To Photoshop UW To Offer Discount Online Bachelor’s Degrees http://kuow.org/post/uw-offer-discount-online-bachelor-s-degrees <p></p><p><font size="2">The University of Washington plans to offer its first online bachelor&rsquo;s degree program beginning this fall, with</font><font size="2">&nbsp;steeply discounted tuition compared to on-campus undergraduate classes. </font></p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:43:51 +0000 Ann Dornfeld 10559 at http://kuow.org UW To Offer Discount Online Bachelor’s Degrees Online College: Valuable Tool Or Waste Of Your time? http://kuow.org/post/online-college-valuable-tool-or-waste-your-time <p>Online learning may be widening the education achievement gap for some community college students in Washington state, according to a new study by researchers at Teacher’s College at Columbia University. They looked at 500,000 courses taken by 40,000 students over a four-year period. And in that study more of the online students dropped out compared to students who took traditional classes in brick-and-mortar buildings. Plus, more online students got failing grades. Ross Reynolds talks with Western Governors University chancellor, Jean Floten about the benefits and drawbacks of online education.</p><p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:39:48 +0000 Producer 9933 at http://kuow.org Online College: Valuable Tool Or Waste Of Your time? Online Learning: Crediting The Classes http://kuow.org/post/online-learning-crediting-classes <p>The crushing cost of student debt is leading schools, students and parents to look at alternatives provided by online learning. A leader in the field, Karen Symms Gallagher, dean of the University of Southern California Rossier&nbsp;School of Education, sits down with Ross Reynolds for a discussion about the future of online learning for credit. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 22:50:33 +0000 Ross Reynolds 2373 at http://kuow.org