Has online learning really changed in the last decade? Susan Manning and Kevin Johnson, co-authors of Online Learning for Dummies, released the second edition of the book, 10 years after the first. They shared their perspectives on what’s changed, what’s stayed the same, and what the future may bring.
Manning said, “The second edition didn’t change much from the first. We were ahead of the curve a bit. There have been shifts and greater adoption, but the way people learn online is much the same.”
Johnson uses the book for two audiences in his role as Director of eLearning for Seattle Central College. “The book is for students and faculty. For students, it can be a source to ask questions about an online program and understand expectations. For faculty, it can inform the design of courses.”
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