GETTING Personal

Zax, David
November 2010
ASEE Prism;Nov2010, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p43
The article focuses on the emergence of electronic learning approach in education and how it differs with that of a traditional learning that requires a teacher-student contact. Paul Steif, a mechanical engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pennsylvania, created the Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie that made online course material interacts dynamically with the traditional lecture. However, Steif stresses the need for human interaction in learning than the electronic means.


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