Anytime/anywhere work Ease of schedule Improved control Freedom from large classes Flexibility Convenience Student Involvement in Online Learning, Dziuban, et al What motivates studentstoenroll in online courses?
1) take it easy 2) focus on design, not technology 3) use resources already available (open content, etc.) 4) don’t go it alone 5) manage your students’ expectations 6) anticipate problems University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Tips on Hybrid Courses
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