Tag Archives: Online Teaching

Encounters With the Digital Revolution

Article On Becoming a Phoenix: Encounters With the Digital Revolution by Catharine R. Stimpson attempts a foray into evaluating the opportunities and challenges posed to education by the digital revolution.  The conclusions she reaches are untenable for reasons I’ve written … Continue reading

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Universal access to free, high-quality courses

“The future is so clearly one of universal access to free, high-quality, impeccably branded online courses that their presence can be simply assumed. The interesting questions now revolve around financing, quality assurance, and—most important—credit.”  Into the Future With MOOCs – … Continue reading

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The Technology of Shipping Compared to the Technology of Teaching and Learning

An article on the Technology and the course of shipping (John King, 2001) provides some metaphorical comparisons to what is happening in the business of education today and the resistance to what is irrevocably happening because of technological advancements.  This … Continue reading

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Online Learning vs Traditional Learning: The Need for Reasonable Reasoning.

Often those who oppose online learning (such as those opinions voiced in “The Trouble with Online Education“) usually (1) don’t define what they mean by online learning, (2) have never seriously or officially participated as a student or a teacher … Continue reading

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