Online Opportunities for Business Courses

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Publication Date

Fall 2012

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Academic Exchange Quarterly


As distance education progressed from correspondence courses, to tele-courses to online courses, the Internet has facilitated a richer educational experience. This paper provides an overview of some key issues for teaching online and explains a few unique opportunities inherent in the virtual learning environment when teaching, for example, business courses. The intent of this paper is to provide information useful to those considering teaching online or simply considering how the reality of our Internet-connected world should expand thinking about learning and the educational experience.