Best Practices in Online Teaching for Student Engagement | Teaching and Learning Initiative

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Many theorists predict that online education will gradually surpass traditional classrooms in the role of educating students in higher education….


The growing trend toward online education is self-evident through the increasing popularity of online universities such as University of Phoenix, Kaplan University, Strayer University and many others. Economic trends have forced more and more disenfranchised individuals out of the workforce and into a situation of needing to achieve a higher education to improve their chances for employability; many of the students in these online colleges and universities are students over 25, with families, and some with full- or part-time jobs.

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