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30 Myths About eLearning That Need To Die In 2013 - InformED

30 Myths About eLearning That Need To Die In 2013 - InformED | elearning | Scoop.it
For as long as eLearning has been around, it has been haunted by the voices of those who aim to criticize its authenticity, viability, and quality. But i
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DLN Launches Myth Busting Online Learning Paper

DLN Launches Myth Busting Online Learning Paper | elearning | Scoop.it
Today DLN, iNACOL and Getting Smart launched a myth busting paper focused on online learning as part of the DLN Smart Series.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 12, 2013 7:45 PM

Digital Learning Now issued their 8th white paper in their Smart Series, Online Learning: Myths, Reality and Promise. This paper looks at online learning and addresses the misconceptions that arise for teachers, students and the educational system.

In addition to the white paper you may also download an Executive Summary and an infographic.

The infographic addresses ten steps necessary to start an online program, including:

* Clarify goals

* Get to know your state people

* Consider partners

* Leverage online learning tools and capacities to blend schools

You may access the information from this link or go directly to Digital Learning Now and access all the materials in this series to date at http://www.digitallearningnow.com/dln-smart-series/.

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Infographic: Busting Myths About Online Learning

Infographic: Busting Myths About Online Learning | elearning | Scoop.it

This infographic “Busting Myths About Online Learning" complements the paper published by Digital Learning now "Online Learning: Myths, Reality & Promise" (scooped earlier this week here).


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 18, 2013 10:03 PM

This is a great visual that looks at the myths and realities of online learning. The sections include:

* A brief description

* Three advantages of online learning

* Myths vs Reality (some of which are shown above)

* Drivers of Online Learning

* Policy

The infographic may be downloaded as a pdf file and you will find links to additional materials as well.

Online learning is becoming more popular and more schools are requiring students to take at least one course online before graduating. It is time that all of us to learn more about online learning and this infographic provides valuable information in a friendly format.

Yasemin Allsop's comment, July 19, 2013 12:30 PM
I just love it!!!