Category Archives: Online Learning
Opinion Article in The Oregonian: How Online Education Can Work
Asynchronous forums offer many learning opportunities and benefits, but deep inquiry happens only when the teacher provides good structure and moderation. Here are my 10 tips for building purposeful conversation in asynchronous virtual forums.
Online learning is still pretty mysterious to many people, including some experienced educators. A common question is, “How does that work, anyway?” One notion is that online learning is an alternate method for delivering content knowledge. Somewhat more sound is the idea that it is an alternate method for delivering a learning experience. Many believe [...]
As a response to unprecedented rapid enrollment growth in virtual charter schools in Oregon, the state legislature has put a temporary cap on enrollment while it studies the effects of this growth on equity, compliance with education laws, public education spending and quality. The enrollment cap, while not intended as a permanent solution, is angering [...]