To create any successful learning environment I believe you must have clear and timely communication, engaging activities that are clear and organized, and time for the learner to complete activities that best suit their needs. We often think that just one type of student can learn online, but I feel that all students can learn online. In fact all students do! Interactivity and communication is the key to any good classroom and online learning environment. Technology has developed enough to engage all learners online. To say that a student has to be a self motivator can apply to any classroom. This is not the main criteria to be considered. What I feel we should be looking at is the communication and interactivity of these courses, gaining the students attention, and keeping it. We are at an age where we must develop online content that is entertaining, engaging and provides a sense of belonging.
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