Being present- A critique of online education

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Too many online enthusiasts sell the new generation of students short by arguing that they can only learn if they are being entertained or if learning is an exciting, self-paced activity. Yet, we still need to teach people to concentrate and sustain their attention when things may get a little boring or difficult. Not all education should be fast-paced and visually stimulating; rather, people have to learn how to focus and stick with difficult and challenging tasks.

niftyjock‘s insight:

The knock on effects of online education are not always obvious, as this article points out. 

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Knowledge Engineer, E-developer

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