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Are You Ready for Online?

By Matt Schmitz

September 09, 2015

While online learning continuing to increase and permeate all levels of education, some faculty and students are still reluctant to teach or learn in the medium. Often their concern is based on lack of comfort with various forms of technology but their apprehension frequently stems from an unfamiliarity with pedagogical and behavioral approaches.

Unlike traditional, face-to-face education, online teaching and learning often requires more individualized activity on the part of the faculty and st...

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Helping Students Succeed in Online and Hybrid Courses

By Emily Keener

September 02, 2015

The MidWeek Mentor session for September 2 is about how we can help students succeed in an online course. Take a look at this survey that highlights the benefits and challenges of flipping the classroom, which often means taking some portion of a face-to-face class into the online realm: http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/blended-flipped-learning/flipped-classroom-survey-highlights-benefits-and-challenges/
What do you think? Can flipping help your students succeed? Respond in the comments b...

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