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Prof. Paul Heckman Comments in Article about Online Ed Degrees

TechCrunch, August 9, 2012

In an article about the prevalence of online education degrees, Paul Heckman, associate dean of the School of Education, commented on the contention that we don’t know how to measure learning: “Children are educated and learn over a period of time, but we have this notion that children are to make a year’s growth for every year they’re in school. This is … a problem, because children do not develop in nine-month chunks except during gestation.” Read the article here.

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