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Some Salient Thoughts Related to Online Learning

The idea with online courses originally stems from extending learning to those that otherwise would not have access to it because of distance, connecting instructor and students, but also, and perhaps more so today, for convenience of students, such as scheduling (Shale, 2010, p.90-91).  One question I have been pondering is, do students learn to think as well in the online environment as they do in the face-to-face classroom? Continue reading