Online learning for beginners

Tony Bates, CC BY-NC-SA, Aug 22, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

The supposedly retired Tony Bates has authored another e-book, this one an introductoon to online learning for beginners. Here are the contents:

  1. What is online learning?
  2. Isn’t online learning worse than face-to-face teaching?
  3. Aren’t MOOCs online learning?
  4. What kinds of online learning are there?
  5. When should I use online learning?
  6. How do I start?
  7. Why not just record my lectures?
  8. Won’t online learning be more work?
  9. How can I do online learning well?
  10. Ready to Go

As usual the result is required reading.

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