That Which I Want Now

I admire the witty “Perils and Promise” section, as it references the negative perceptions that people hold toward online courses.

And when I say people, I mean me.

But the pep talk has also set me up for something the OLE authorities aren’t prepared to give me yet — examples of successful and innovative online courses. What do they look like? How are they structured? What kind of interface is employed? Etc., etc., etc.

I learn a lot by simply seeing examples of things I love and hate.

Instead, I’m being directed — with all the best intentions — in a step-by-step manner that feels a little tortured to me.

I suspect I’m just a lousy student. But I’ll give it a whirl and see how things pan out in a few weeks.


One thought on “That Which I Want Now

  1. We can do this in an entirely different way. For real. I’d much rather go that route myself. The OLE in its current form represents a number of choices made to try to serve multiple masters and multiple participants.

    If you’re serious about it, lets diverge from the stream and plot out an alternative path. It would make me so very happy.

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