TCF forum looks at on-line learning


The Technology and Culture Forum will host a panel discussion on "On-Line Learning: What Are the Implications for Education?" tomorrow evening (May 7) from 7-9pm in Rm 6-120. The discussion will include perspectives of both the educational and for-profit arenas.

The panelists scheduled to speak are Jack Wilson, professor of physics and professor of engineering science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and acting dean of the faculty and graduate school; Richard Larson, professor of electrical engineering and director of MIT's Center for Advanced Educational Services; Sonney Taragin (SB '74, mathematics), vice president for technology, Caliber Learning Network, Inc.; and William Durden, president of Sylvan Academy, a division of Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc.

The forum is free and open to the public; no registration is required. For further information, call x3-0108.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 6, 1998.


Topics: Technology and society, Education, teaching, academics

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