Distance Education

"Hello? Is anybody out there?"

Posted by on July 8, 2008

I was steered towards a web site hosted by Illinois Online Network that offers a number of general and specific strategies for promoting online communication among students. The General Strategies page discusses some common-sense approaches to engaging students in online communication. Ironically, students often have much more experience at online communication than many of their […]

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Are Your Distance Students Paying Attention?

Posted by on June 27, 2008

The Wired Campus (blog of The Chronicle of Higher Education) has a posting up that describes a new technology instructors can use to determine if distance students are actually paying attention. A YouTube video about the technology is posted below. The sample size used in this study was only 8 subjects, but definitely seemed to […]

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