Archive for December, 2008

Ways to build presence in online courses

Friday, December 19th, 2008

I heard a horror story the other day from a dear friend of mine who was taking an online course.  She reported to me that the professor offered no grades on the written assignments until the end of the course, and gave no feedback at all for any written assignments.  When she went to the […]

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Why Online Group Projects Suck

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Educational theorists just LOVE the thought of group projects.  They increase collaboration!  Build transferable skills!  We get to be all techie and use wikis!  Don’t get me wrong, wikis are cool and useful, but that’s not the point here.  Group projects are really difficult to manage in an online setting and students just don’t like […]

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