Week 7-pop Quiz

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Pop Quiz for week 7: The Political and Economical Contexts of Online Learning


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Utah State University’s distance education program and courses are currently administered and funded by a separate and distinct organization branch of the University than traditional courses
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Because of eLearning’s diverse funding sources, there are not currently an established set of best practices.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In Utah, whereas traditional K-12 schools receive government funding prior to the courses based on student enrollment, online courses only receive 50% of funding at the beginning of the class, and the other 50% is withheld until a student completes the course. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In 2009 United States President Barack Obama set aside $9 billion to create competitive grants to assist higher education schools in creating and improving their eLearning programs and job training.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The amount of money spent on corporate and educational eLearning is expected to increase 4000% between 2011 and 2015.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Transitioning from traditional instructor-based training to eLearning saves corporations over 50%. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    ELearning consumes up to 55% less energy that traditional education courses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Revenues from eLearning markets are projected to be over 500 million in both the Middle East and Africa by 2016, and over 8.1 Billion in Western Europe by 2015.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False