E-learning in K-12 schools : Prospects for disruptive innovation
In the © 2 0 1 6. A T L A N T I C. I N S T I T U T E. F O R. M A R K E T. S T U D I E S 9 E - L E A R N I N G. I N. K - 1 2. S C H O O L S hands of good teachers, blended learning strategies such as the Flipped Classroom promote much higher levels of student engagement and enhance the quality of student learning. [...] Some of the underuse of ICT is related to a continuing gap in the systematic implementation of technology integration, both in faculty of education training and in ongoing professional development. [...] Following the example of reports by the International Association for Online Learning and CANeLearn, this comparative analysis highlights regional and provincial variations in the current provision of online and digital education (see Table 1, next page). [...] Newfoundland and Labrador In Newfoundland and Labrador, distance education began in the 1988-89 school year © 2 0 1 6. A T L A N T I C. I N S T I T U T E. F O R. M A R K E T. S T U D I E S 20 E - L E A R N I N G. I N. K - 1 2. S C H O O L S with the advent of a single advanced mathematics course involving thirteen schools and using a telematics or audio graphics delivery system. [...] The eleven specific clauses in the agreement set out the rules of engagement and, in effect, limit the provincial government’s freedom of action in providing online © 2 0 1 6. A T L A N T I C. I N S T I T U T E. F O R. M A R K E T. S T U D I E S 21 E - L E A R N I N G. I N. K - 1 2. S C H O O L S learning.