Online learning environments in higher education: Connectivism vs. dissociation

  title={Online learning environments in higher education: Connectivism vs. dissociation},
  author={Sasha A. Reese},
  journal={Education and Information Technologies},
  • Sasha A. Reese
  • Published 1 September 2015
  • Education
  • Education and Information Technologies
Over the last decade online education has emerged as a way for students and faculty to collaborate more freely, attain greater flexibility, and utilize new media to learn. The burning debate lies in whether online educational options are harmful to traditional education or offer endless benefits necessary to accommodate a 21st century learner. Supporters of virtual learning environments suggest that 21st century learners require the construction and creation capabilities offered through Web 2.0… 
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