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The Trouble with College, Online or Off

There is an editorial in the New York Times entitled “The Trouble with Online College” this morning about online education. It argues that online education has high attrition rates and that students who are unprepared for college will not do … Continue reading

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DE 101: Online Student Success

I wanted to share a few notes here about our orientation to online learning. Here at College of the Redwoods, Barry Tucker and I have created “DE 101” – our free, not-for-credit, fully online student orientation to online learning. This … Continue reading

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DE 101: Preparing students for online learning

Geoff Cain (College of the Redwoods)Barry Tucker (College of the Redwoods)Description: College of the Redwoods offers its students “DE 101” a free, two-week, fully online seminar on how to take an online class and be a successful online student. In … Continue reading

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Mythbusting the DE Numbers

When I first started working here in July of 2009, I had some instructors tell me that there was a 30 to 40 percent difference in the success and retention rates between face-to-face and online classes at this campus. This … Continue reading

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