Thursday, February 09, 2012

“difference between a live online.. & self-paced course”: Former “instructor-led with scheduled start & end dates”

If you believe that you already understand the options and expectations for online teaching and learning available in 2012, you simply don't know enough.

Racing car careening so fast it appears about to crash

"If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough" - attributed to Mario Andretti by "Quotation #39999 from Michael Moncur's (Cynical) Quotations" on Website "The Quotations Page" at as of Feb 9, 2012
"If you can remain calm and keep your head about you when everyone else is losing theirs, then around you probably don't understand the situation." [Found 1 version of this quote as of Feb 9, 2012 at but what's the correct wording and the original source of this quote - probably from the 60s - SWG]
Here is a reasonable but unavoidably incomplete and misleading simplification from the New York Times - note that "Epsilen Online Learning Environment" is somewhat similar to Blackiboard and other "modern(?)" Learning Management Systems

"This guide will help you understand and navigate our online courses and eLearning environment.

  • Live Online Courses: “Interactive Course – Facilitated”
  • Self-Paced Courses
  • What is the difference between a self-paced and instructor-led course?
  • Webcasts: “Interactive Webcast-Live”
  • What software do I need to learn online?
  • Technical Requirements
  • Epsilen Online Learning Environment"

Online Learning « New York Times Knowledge Network

Online Learning « New York Times Knowledge Network

Attribution: 1 December 2011 by Ocirne94

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