Teaching through Assessment

assessing online student learning
There is an unfortunate tendency among higher education publications to measure the quality of online education by surveying faculty on whether they think online education is as good as face-to-face learning. But do these surveys ask whether the faculty answering have actually taught an online course? Plus, why assume face-to-face learning is the standard of quality? Why not ask whether face-to-face-learning is as good as online learning?

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