ERIC Number: EJ725826
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jun-22
Reference Count: 8
Online Learning and Intellectual Liberty: A Mixed-Mode Experiment in the Humanities
Breton, Rob; Doak, Steve; Foster, Wendy; Lundstrom, Desiree; McMaster, Lindsey; Miller, Jeff; Rauch, Ulrich; Reid, Morgan; Scott, Warran; Wang, Tim; Wisenthal, Jonathan
College Teaching, v53 n3 p102 Jun 2005
A mixed-mode university course, combining online learning and face-to-face meetings, can encourage students to formulate and express their own ideas more than would be the case in traditional classrooms. This article describes an experimental project at the University of British Columbia and explores connections between online learning and aspects of liberal humanism.
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique), English Instruction, Experimental Programs, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Intellectual Freedom, College Students, Foreign Countries
Heldref Publications, Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation, 1319 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-1802. Web site: http://www.heldref.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada