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Sunday, October 03, 2010

3 Biggest Myths about Teaching Online Education by Angelita Williams

Here is an article by my guest blogger Angelita Williams published by The eLearn Blog.

Angelita Williams writes: "Like most of the students who enroll in an online course thinking it'll be a walk in the park, instructors also fantasize about the simplicity of teaching a course from the confines of their own home."

Maybe that's why the rise of online education went from 3.2 million in 2006 to 12 million in 2009, according to research firm Ambient Insight. But despite the rise in popularity of online degree programs, many instructors still have a skewed idea of what teaching "distance education" truly entails. Below are the top three myths about online education, a must-read before you decide to teach."

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Source: eLearn Magazine