Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Looking At Ferris State University's Role In Cyber Education

Is there a growing trend of cyber schools taking hold here in West Michigan? The Grand Rapids Press has an interesting story you should check out about cyber education and the efforts being made by schools like Ferris State University. (Photo/FSU Photographic Services)

Below is a portion of an article written by Kym Reinstadler of the Grand Rapids Press regarding the efforts of West Michigan-based schools going cyber.

Here is an excerpt:

What's new in school? Cyber almost everything.

Students starting the year today will find new technologies blowing apart the "brick and mortar" concept of schools. Local districts are moving fast from dabbling in computers to embracing smart technology for new ways to help students learn.

• Both Grand Valley and Ferris State universities expect to reach the 400-student enrollment cap at their new charter cyber schools. Students from across the state are enrolling, including kids from greater Grand Rapids.
Check out the full Grand Rapids Press article by clicking here.

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