Teachers College, Columbia University

What Is Best Learned Online, and What Types of Students Benefit from Online Learning

Conference: xTalks at MIT
Date and Time: May 20, 2015 4:00–5:15 PM
Location: Cambridge, MA

This panel discussion was focused on which students benefit most from online learning and what subjects are best taught online. Panelists discussed common myths about online learning and evidence that challenges, refutes, or affirms those myths.


Research Affiliate
Community College Research Center
Dan Butin
Dean, School of Education and Social Policy
Merrimack College
Bror Saxberg
Chief Learning Officer
Kaplan, Inc.
Vijay Kumar
Associate Dean and Senior Strategic Advisor for Digital Learning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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