Wednesday, August 14, 2019

With ‘Hybrid’ Campuses, Online Course Providers Offer In-Person Services - Rebecca Koenig, EdSurge

“Most students who attend an online program still attend a program that's within 50 to 100 miles of their home,” says Dave Jarrat, senior vice president of strategic engagement and growth at InsideTrack, an organization that provides coaching services at colleges. Recognizing this paradox, a few online course providers have opened physical campus centers designed to offer students a space to interact both with each other and employees who provide support services. They’re a mashup of a co-working space, an administrative center and a library—sans the books.

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