Putting Education Reform To The Test

When Online Courses Crash

A writer for the Hechinger Report recently signed up for one of the free, online courses that are supposed to reinvent higher education. Her experience was less than revolutionary.

Within hours, things were going awry. Neither the “Getting Started” tab nor the “syllabus” tab offered much direction on how to begin the class. I wasted an hour taking surveys on my personal learning style. (One said I was a visual learner. The other said I wasn’t).

Read more at: digital.hechingerreport.org

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