Thursday, March 16, 2017

How to address faculty’s 3 biggest online learning concerns - LAURA ASCIONE, eCampus News

Online and blended learning programs from higher-ed institutions across the nation certainly inspire innovation, but higher-ed administrators must consider faculty point of view amidst these changes, according to Building Trust: How to Address Faculty Concerns about Online Education, a new whitepaper from Wiley Education Services. Nearly five years ago, 58 percent of professors in a Babson College survey described themselves as having “more fear than excitement” about the growth of online learning; more than 80 percent of academic technology administrators, on the other hand, said they felt more excitement than fear. The whitepaper aims to help administrators better understand faculty concerns about online learning, and it also offers recommendations to address those concerns.

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