Skip to: Navigation | Content | Sidebar | Footer

Things I Wish I Had Known About Online Learning

Thanks to all who voted on this week's topic!

Have you heard the saying "experience is the best teacher?" Setting realistic expectations comes from careful preparation, but sometimes even with significant research we're surprised by what we find in terms of both benefits and challenges. Looking back at your experiences with online learning, what do you wish you had known before you got started? Share your thoughts with future online students and instructors this week!

Join us during our summer schedule – 30 minutes – on Wednesdays beginning at 12pm ET.

This week's read-aheads:

What I Wish I'd Known About Distance Learning from Bellevue College

What I Wish I Had Known My First Year and Attributes of Successful New Faculty from UC-Berkeley Center for Teaching and Learning

8 Lessons Learned from Teaching Online from Patrick Lowenthal and Joanna Dunlap, EDUCAUSE Review Online

What Are Your Expectations of Online Learning? from