Quality: The Real Benchmark of Value in Technology-Enhanced Learning (Part 2)

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This is the conclusion of a two-part series by Dr. Susan Aldridge, president of Drexel University Online, exploring quality in technology-enhanced education. In the first part, Dr. Aldridge shared three elements administrators should consider when it comes to assessing quality in online and hybrid learning. In this conclusion, she shares some case studies of successful approaches to technology-enhanced education.

Authentic learning has always been a critical component of professional studies in such fields as healthcare and education, law and engineering — where internships and practicums are routine academic requirements. And with interactive technologies such as virtual reality and videoconferencing, we’re now able to reinforce, and in some cases reproduce, these site-based learning experiences by creating high-quality, digital teaching tools that can be incorporated into any learning environment.

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