Online Learning Update

August 27, 2012

Online Learning, Teaching and Misleading Opinions

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:10 am

by Michael Horn, Forbes

A couple of pieces in the New York Times and Washington Post have attracted some attention over the past couple of weeks for their descriptions of online and blended-learning environments–and both have made the mistake of assuming that just because one experience is a certain way, that all experiences in these environments are that way. As I have said countless times, just because an experience is online or blended, does not make it necessarily good or bad, just as just because an experience is in a “traditional” face-to-face environment does not make it good or bad. I wrote letters to the editors about both. Given that the editors chose not to publish them, I have chosen to publish them below.  (please see URL)

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