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Abstract: This paper discusses the emergence of two models of virtual schools. The in-school and out-of-school models of virtual schooling are examined in terms of flexibility, industrial models of schooling, socialization, student suitability for online environments, and teacher training and professional development. The paper concludes that there are advantages and disadvantages of each model, and that the suitability of the type of virtual school for students will depend on student needs
In this paper, we examine the limitations of online course delivery and management systems in terms of their ability to support authentic assessment. Online courses are often criticized for their emphasis on reproductive learning. We argue that the ability to effectively assess complex learning outcomes is limited by the lack of assessment affordances in the popular course delivery and management systems. Because popular online course delivery and management systems do not support authentic forms of assessment the range of student learning outcomes is restricted to reproductive learning.
Much has been said about the use of ICT in language education, but the reality in Japan is that most students
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