The New School for Public Engagement is committed to meeting the diverse
learning needs of our students. Among those commitments are online
course and program offerings conducted in an asynchronous environment,
which means students and teachers are not online at the same time but
rather are 'in the classroom' whenever they log into their courses.
students need and enjoy the flexibility provided by online study;
others like the type of learning that occurs online, in which students
have extended time beyond what the classroom allows to reflect and
formulate their thoughts before sharing with the class. Students can
read the materials, read the teacher's and other students' responses,
consider their own input, revise that input, and reflect on their
learning in a more relaxed and less pressured fashion than in-person or
synchronous experiences permit. It's for this reason that many students
who could take an in-person class elect to enroll in online courses
instead. They report a deeper learning and more stress-free experience
than they may experience attending in-person classes.
learning isn't for everyone; neither are in-person seminars, lectures
and workshops. Some students like the mixture of learning types, for the
different experiences they provide. NSPE tries to provide multiple
types of learning for multiple types of learners.
students haven't participated in online learning in their previous
educational experiences, we help you to learn in an online environment
and our teachers are specially trained and supported to make your online
learning a rich experience. Students may elect to do some or all of
their coursework online, and may complete approved degree programs
entirely online as well.