Chapter 2. Creating Successful Online Learning Environments

We all know that online learning has gone beyond being a trend and has become an accepted and permanent part of our teaching mix. It is hard to come up with a subject that is not, in some form and at some level, taught online. Whether it's astronomy or zoology, Arabic or Zulu, addition or... well, you see where I'm going with this. If you want to learn about something, a simple Google search will get you started. Besides being plentiful, programs are low-priced or, often, free!

Organizations and training vendors are very motivated to place content online. Ease of distribution and the relatively low cost of production (compared to a comparable traditional program) are resulting in online ...

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