Development and Management of Virtual Schools: Issues and Trends

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Information Science Pub., 2004 - Education - 274 pages
Virtual schools are a result of widespread changes in knowledge about learning, in available technology and in society. Virtual schooling is growing in popularity and will continue to attract students because of the benefits it offers over traditional schooling. Stakeholders in virtual schools need information to guide their decisions. For the foreseeable future, virtual schools will continue to meet diverse student needs, and to evolve in response to further change. Development and Management of Virtual Schools: Issues and Trends brings together knowledge of virtual schools as a reference for scholars and other groups involved in virtual schools. The chapters review best practice from concept and development, through implementation and evaluation.

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Catherine Cavanaugh graduated from Hunter College of the City University of New York and received her professional social work education at Columbia University. She has worked in several family agencies and child guidance clinics in the New York City area. Now engaged in private clinical practice in Westchester and Putnam counties, New York, she specializes in the treatment of family problems and alcoholism.

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