Great new BLOG, from a real expert. eLearning so relevant in our University environment too.
Make no mistake: eLearning is hard.
It is hard if you are the learner, and it is hard if you are the parent of an eLearner (and believe it or not, it is hard if you are the teacher, too).
If you are like most new eSchool learners and their parents, you signed up thinking that eSchool would be different. eSchool would be better. eSchool would be the solution to all your problems.
It is true that enrolling in, and attending an eSchool has some advantages over mainstream face-to-face schools. You don’t have to get dressed in the morning. You don’t have to brush your hair, or your teeth for that matter. If you can connect to the internet, you can go to class. Often your days are shorter than at a mainstream school, but not always. If you are anxious, have poor mobility, are chronically unwell or are itinerant…
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