Adapting to Fit the Technology: Problems and Solutions for Technology-Based College Classes

March 2010
Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin;Spring2010, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p12
Academic Journal
The 21st century classroom is not confined to a physical classroom at all. Because of the increasing proliferation of educational technologies and the recognition of the importance of technological literacies in multiple settings, instructors are expanding instruction beyond traditional classrooms and walls. New delivery methods hold possibilities for responding to a variety of lifestyles and student needs. As with any new technology, however, the use of technology-based course delivery, which includes both online-only and hybrid instruction, brings its own set of challenges that might inadvertently restrict access to higher education rather than increase it. Steps can be taken, however, to reduce the possibility of problems and increase opportunities for student success.


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