Why we need to reconsider the value of the virtual classroom

Ireland“Online programmes are on the rise in the Irish university sector, with everything from certificates and diplomas to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees now being offered in a fully online or ‘blended’ mode. Their champions argue that online offerings attract students wishing to combine study with paid employment or those tailoring continuous professional development around young family or caring needs …” (more)

[Áine Mahon and Shane Bergin, Irish Times, 29 October]

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