FAMU DRS Pioneers Online Learning Program

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A new research project designed to develop online learning methods and technologies is under way at the Florida A& M University (FAMU) Developmental Research School (DRS) in a public-private partnership between the University’s Division of Research, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and the University of Phoenix.  The project is the first to apply online learning and teaching methods at a Historically Black College or University.

DRS provided a guided tour of the laboratory where students showed state lawmakers, a host of elected officials and educators on how online learning works.  For senior Aston Edmunds, taking his American government class online gives him an advantage. “I’m a visual learner. The different tutorials and the different notes that they teach us before we take the test online are very helpful,” Edmunds said.

For the full article pick up the Jul/Aug 2017 issue of ONYX.

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