Click ‘n learn No traffic, no 9 a.m. classes. Learning online is booming – and may fundamentally change the face of higher education

August 16, 2000

Mark Clayton, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor For eight centuries, university students have trudged to classrooms where higher learning was dispensed face to face by a frequently learned, sometimes wizened, occasionally clueless professor. If you didn’t want to march to class that was fine. You might not graduate. Now Stephanie Currier, a Washington, D.C., housewife and mother of a three-year-old who grabs all the attention he can get, is breaking that time-tested mold. So far… (1652 words)