A student on the importance of dialog in an online class…

A thoughtful submission on our anonymous student satisfaction survey: I think discussion board participation should be a mandatory component of all online classes. In the first class I took I wasn't really fond of the idea, but after taking another class with no communication requirement I actually missed it. Even if the dialog seems a … Continue reading A student on the importance of dialog in an online class…

Centralia College Students with Mobile Phones Mostly Have Smartphones, and They Love Having Them Near!

The eLearning Council of Washington State's community and technical colleges conducted some polling recently to gauge interest and ability in mobile technologies for learning.  Centralia College students contributed their input, and here's what we learned: There were 87 Centralia College students who responded to the survey, announced in Angel. All of the respondents had mobile … Continue reading Centralia College Students with Mobile Phones Mostly Have Smartphones, and They Love Having Them Near!

Survey Says: Students Satisfied with eLearning at Centralia College!

We just closed the winter 2011 eLearning student satisfaction survey (full results) and here are some highlights: 82.1% of students say they are completely or somewhat satisfied with the learning experience 82.6% of students say they are certain or very/somewhat likely to enroll again 4.5% of students were completely dissatisfied with the learning experience When … Continue reading Survey Says: Students Satisfied with eLearning at Centralia College!