This is an archive of the 2013 version of ocTEL.

Re: #ocTEL Re: Understanding Learners' Needs: Activity 2.1


It's important to remember when we speak of responsibility that online
delivery has expanded the reach of education very far outside the
traditional model of student that we've built our expectations around. Most
of our students are the first in their family to enter H.E. and have no
picture of what it means to be a student in their mind--while we do. In
addition, college is an activity added to their already full life of family
responsibilities, jobs and an almost total lack of support from institutions
cut to the bone (in our area at least) by governments that [...]