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How online learning fails its learners (and what we can do about it)

7 July | 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

As learning apps and educational platforms multiply and reach all sections of the population with their enticing offer of learning a new skill, infinite opportunities and ways to practice or the chance to gain a qualification, we take a hard look at the unspoken problem of online learning: high dropout rates. Based on our research, we explore how learners can be motivated by activities and assessments to continue to the finish line. Our attempts to find a solution while meeting the demands of a diverse body of learners have implications for the classroom practitioner and the future of online learning


7 July
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Esther Chesterman, CEO, National Extension College, Helen Valls, Staff Tutor and consultant, National Extension College