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Study finds on-line education beats classroom, but what does that mean?

A recent study for the Department of Education (NY Times piece; full 93-page PDF report) performed a meta-analysis of 99 students over the past 12 years, and found that students in on-line courses did slightly, but statistically significantly, better than … Continue reading

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As long as it’s not me we’re talking about

Sorry for two xkcd comics in three posts, but I can’t tell you how many times things in my life haven’t been attended to because someone was a dufus on-line. Hey – look! There’s a windmill right over there! Tilting! … Continue reading

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