Daily Bookmarks 11/27/2007

eLearn: Case Studies – The Reluctant Online Professor Annotated

  • Great success story of an instructor who reluctantly converted a face-to-face course to an online one. Because she focused on using the technology to do things she couldn’t do in a physical classroom and creating an environment for active learning, her online course was one of the most successful she has ever taught.
    – post by christyinsdesign

As it turned out, this was one of the best courses, online or onsite, I have ever taught. Not only did I witness enormous engagement among almost all of the students, but the level of learning was much higher than in previous years…

The feedback from the students on the course was very positive, better than I had received for the onsite course in previous years. One of my favorite written student comments was, “… I don’t know how this course could be taught as effectively in the classroom.”

 

In the Middle of the Curve: Spit-Takes and Good News

  • Wendy Wickham explains how blogging led her to a new job.
    – post by christyinsdesign

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