Online Learning Update

December 29, 2010

A Review of One StraighterLine Class: A Curricular Innovation, Examined

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:05 am

by Serena Golden, Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed’s Serena Golden took StraighterLine’s Economics 101 course this year. This article recounts her experiences and what they reveal about the much-discussed curricular experiment. (Ed. Note: I suggest reading this in the context of new U.S. Dept of Education rules requiring “regular and substantive” interaction between students and instructor in distance education.  This is an important report and a most important lesson in the dangers of outsourcing classes!)

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