Strengths and Weaknesses of Online Learning

Main Points summarised with link to article below

Strengths of Online Learning

  • Anywhere…
  • Anytime, Any Pace…
  • Synergy
  • High Quality Dialog
  • Student Centered
  • Level Playing Field
  • Access to Resources
  • Creative Teaching

Weaknesses of Online Learning

  • Technology
    • Equity and Accessibility to Technology
    • Computer Literacy
    • Limitations of Technology
  • The Students
  • The Facilitator
    • Lack of Essential Online Qualities
  • The Administration and Faculty
  • The Online Environment
    • Levels of Synergy
    • What Should Not Be Taught Online
  • The Curriculum
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