Random Thoughts on Instructional Design
Source: Journal of Online Interactive Learning
The authors of the â€œFrequency And Time Investment Of Instructors Participation In Threaded Discussions In The Online Classrooms article raise some very interesting points about the workload demands placed on faculty teaching online classes. Their Research indicates that faculty report a greater time investment for online classes than for equivalent face-to-face courses; concerns about time investment are compounded with the considerable ambiguity surrounding the perceived availability of faculty teaching in a 24/7 online environment.
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