Interested in Teaching Online?

10 Myths About Online Learning

Teaching online is more than just taking your classroom materials and putting them up online – it is a reconceptualization of how you achieve your learning objectives.

Let’s take a quick look at ten common myths that you may have come across while exploring your interest in teaching online.

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There are research-based effective practices and standards that you can use to inform your online course design and delivery. Open SUNY and/or your campus online instructional designer can provide you with the resources you need to transition to teaching online, and guide you through the process of creating an effective, efficient and engaging web-enhanced, blended, or fully online teaching and learning environment.


Join the conversation in the Open SUNY COTE Community discussion forums and share your answers to these questions:

  1. What are some other myths about online teaching?
  2. What are some assumptions you have about online teaching ?
  3. What is the biggest challenge you anticipate you will have teaching your course/discipline online?
  4. What is the biggest challenge you anticipate your students will have in your online course?