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Cyborg Teaching: The Transferable Benefits of Teaching Online for the Face-toFace Classroom

Cyborg Teaching: The Transferable Benefits of Teaching Online for the Face-toFace Classroom

Critics of online education often assume that traditional classrooms offer the most meaningful form of learning. Some instructors equate physical presence with intimacy, engagement, and effectiveness, though others like myself have discovered that presence and engagement are equally available in an online setting. It is time to reassess what counts as “effective” learning and consider how online education and online technologies can enhance rather than diminish student learning. This development in my own thinking as a once firm believer in the face-to-face classroom came from a one-year experience of developing and teaching my full-time course load from a distance. In addition to discovering new possibilities in online teaching, I found that best practices applied in the online classroom... Show More
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dana milstein
dana milstein (Faculty)
35 weeks ago
Scholarly article that shares personal insights and tips into transferring online learning skills to the face-to-face classroom.