Each week we meet via Twitter for #IOLchat to discuss current issues related to online learning. Participants include students, instructors, eLearning companies, schools, publishers, and instructional designers.
One of the issues you may encounter as an online learner, instructor, or administrator is that people unfamiliar with virtual environments often have preconceived notions of what it’s like to learn online. It’s important for us to be able to present the realities of online learning – the benefits and challenges – to others who need more information. Our chat participants have traditionally been learning professionals already “in the know” and this week we focused our efforts on identifying some of the myths we encounter frequently and presenting tips for prospective online students.
Read the article for s a summary of this week’s myth busting session:
via #IOLchat Report: Challenging the Myths of Online Learning | Online College Tips – Online Colleges.