Dick Bishirjian, head of the American Academy of Distance learning, http://www.academydl.com, was Founding President of one of the first online universities,Yorktown University from 2000-2016. Before that, he was a professor of politics at the University of Dallas and elsewhere, and in the NEH under the Reagan administration.
In this free-wheeling conversation, Dr. Bishirjian outlines the future of online education and the best practices of virtual learning he has discovered over many years of successful virtual classrooms.
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