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Stephen Downes

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I was sent this on Twitter today. You can get the gist of the argument from the headline. I've seen this sort of article before. This is irresponsible journalism. There are many causes of failure - learning deficiencies, nutrition, attention deficit, poverty, family issues, etc. - that online learning was never designed to address. So pretending it should solve these issues is irresponsible.

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