Town Square

Post a New Topic

Foothill-De Anza tapped to create 'statewide online education ecosystem'

Original post made on Dec 13, 2013

In the fast-moving world of online learning, the Foothill-DeAnza Community College District has been tapped to help pave the way for an "education ecosystem" that aims to integrate all 112 of California's community colleges.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, December 13, 2013, 12:00 AM

Comments (2)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Allison
a resident of another community
on Dec 15, 2013 at 9:58 pm

As a student currently in an online degree program, I have found blended learning to be very effective. Although, I have had to sort of create that learning experience for myself. As part of my daily school routine, I read the articles provided professors. Following that, I attempt to find video clips, multimedia, etc to help enhance the points and to obtain informational reinforcement. I typically use free online resources like CourseWorld.org, Google Video, etc to find relevant videos. Being able to listen to similar information presented in my weekly readings helps reinforce things for me. I hope that more professors begin to phase this type of learning into their teaching styles because I find it very helpful.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Hooray
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Dec 16, 2013 at 9:25 am

It's about time! Now extend this to four year colleges


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 3,434 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,621 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,947 views

Politics: Empty appeals to "innovation"
By Douglas Moran | 9 comments | 1,407 views

It's Dog-O-Ween this Saturday!
By Cathy Kirkman | 2 comments | 430 views