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Faculty Satisfaction with Online Teaching

Are university faculty satisfied with teaching online? Online teaching is time consuming and does not yield a high level of personal accomplishment (Bolliger & Wasilik, 2009). The role of the online instructor is made up of several roles that stretch the abilities of the faculty (Liu, Bonk, Lee, Su, & Magjuka, 2005). In order to…

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Role of the Instructor – evolving or dissolving?

In a technology-focused educational climate, what do you believe the role of the instructor to be today? The instructor MUST balance between being the sage on the stage and being the guide on the side.  While the argument has been made that instructors should remove themselves from the stage, I contend that rather there should…

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