Course Design: To Get to the Beginning, Start at the End

Many in higher education harbor well-founded anxieties about online and hybrid courses. Some critics fear that online formats invite a cookie-cutter, corporate educational model, others that moving content to digital platforms will alienate the system’s most vulnerable students. In order to address some of these critiques, it is helpful to deconstruct the underlying beliefs they… Read More Course Design: To Get to the Beginning, Start at the End

Framing the Challenges and Opportunities of Taking a Course Online

In her 2011 book advocating radical educational change, Now You See It, Cathy N. Davidson posits a central question. “The Internet is here to stay,” she affirms. “Are we teaching [students] in a way that will prepare them for a world of learning and for human relationships in which they interweave their interests into the… Read More Framing the Challenges and Opportunities of Taking a Course Online