Clicker Time• Grab your clicker• First, some demographics.
Gender & Life Experience1. Female, < 45 yrs. 31% 31% 25%2. Female, 45 + yrs.3. Male, < 45 yrs. 13%4. Male, 45 + yrs. .. ... . . s. . s. . y. +y yr yr 45 45 45 + < 5 e, e, ,4 ,< al al ale ale m m M M Fe Fe
What is your experiencewith online education? 50%1. Taught an online class 31%2. Taken an online class3. Both 1 & 2 above 13% 6%4. Neither 1 nor 2 above . .. .. . .. .. r. li. bo lin on no 2a on n 1 a an & er ht 1 it h n ug th ke Ne Ta Bo Ta
The e-Learning BattleE-Learning Atheists • These are the naysayers. • They are the non- believers when it comes to online learning. • In fact, they’re pretty sure that it’s the DEVIL. 8
Sample Atheist CommentOnline education is fake-education. It is not "real". Convenient? Yes. Profitable? Yes.Popular with students who mostly justwant a "degree"? Yes.And it is garbage in the end. Source: http://chronicle.com/article/How-Big-Can-E-Learning-Get-At/128809/ 9
A-Z A-Z e-Atheists Viewpoints 1. Online students are missing the “true” college experience. 2. Online students are lonely. 3. Online students can’t possibly learn as much. 4. Online students are being ripped off.A-Z A B C D E F A-Z
A-Z A-Z Which of the following do you do?84% 1. File income taxes online (e-file)53% 2. Read e-books74% 3. Check e-mail on 3 or more diff. accts.26% 4. Sell anything via e-commerce74% 5. Learn via e-Learning53% 6. Teach via e-Learning (e-Teaching?)5% 7. None of the aboveA-Z A B C D E F A-Z
Conflicting Cottage Industries• “Digital Net-Gennials” are loosely defined as being born from 1980 (or ‘82) to 2000.• “Non-traditional” age students are usually defined as being 25 years and older.
Net Gens Non-Trads12-32 25-32 25years years years old old & up