There are a plethora of misconceptions and challenges about online education within the academy. It is no secret that many higher education faculty members are skeptical about online learning and hesitate to teach online courses.
Last week I had an opportunity to lead a workshop for faculty about online education. Here are the 7 reasons/misconceptions why faculty may be resistant to teaching online.
Note that I added technology challenges as a reason for faculty resistance to online education after it was identified as a concern by several faculty members who attended the workshop.
I think these are all valid concerns if you believe the misconceptions about online education.
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