More than four years ago, now, I made a proposal to teach online courses at LaGrange College at the exact same window of time my provost had been planning to contract with a company to help us offer them. I
It’s that time of year, again. In college classrooms everywhere, professors are passing out course evaluations or trucking their students to computer labs. While many schools have gone to course evals separated from the class times, quite a few have
In a recent conversation with a colleague about why online instruction has value, we hit upon one prominent reason that online learning has been received negatively: perspective. Many of us, myself included, have sometimes held imperfect perspectives on instruction, in general. For
I was interviewed some time ago for computerscience.org. The site has recently become active and here’s the link to my interview: Jon M. Ernstberger Honored by the Interview I was excited to give this interview for quite a few reasons.
In the realm of discussions regarding offering online courses, no discussion has been more painful than the state authorization conversation. To your own full-time students, no one could really keep you from teaching an accredited and authorized course via any delivery