The article “E-learning in Ontario: Way of the future or an ineffective teaching model?” — originally published in Canada’s Globe and Mail on February 12, 2020 — explores research on the promise and pitfalls of e-Learning in light of Ontario’s proposed online learning requirement and includes quotations from an interview with our vice president, Joe Friedhoff, and citations from the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute.

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