Online learning refers to learning experiences provided over a digital network. It can be self-directed or instructor-led. It can also be synchronous (live interactions) or asynchronous (elapsed interactions) and can be implemented using a wide variety of elements, including:
Learning environments that allow for rich educator and student collaboration and communication, and may also include collaboration with subject matter experts, instructional support personnel, and peers.
Digital learning content and interactive learning experiences that engage students in reaching specific learning goals.
The use of data and information to personalize learning and/or provide targeted instruction.
A wide variety of computer-based formative and summative assessments.