Online Students: How Some Anonymity Can Help Diversity

One of the great possible advantages of online learning is anonymity. What?  Anonymity?  That seems like a bad thing in education.  Especially for those of us dedicated to the liberal arts.  I want to know my students.  Students choose liberal arts educations, in part, to get to know their professors and their classmates more than […]

Online Teaching and Learning A Boon For Updating Skills

Online courses appeal particularly to those in professions where skills need to be updated frequently. And while that may seem a premature consideration for our undergraduates, who have yet to enter their professions, I would argue that we can actually do a lot to help prepare them to succeed by giving them robust online learning […]