Online Education vs. Traditional Learning: Time to End the Family Feud

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Illustrations by Randy Lyhus for The Chronicle

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Illustrations by Randy Lyhus for The Chronicle

Online learning tools and techniques—including fully online courses, blended learning, mobile learning, game-based learning, and social networking—are some of the newest and rowdiest children in the family of higher-education resources. They hold the promise of expanding, improving, and deepening learning for our students. A quick exploration of Carnegie Mellon's Open Learning Initiative, or the Monterey Institute for Technology