The Challenges of Online Learning
Developing an online learning program brings with it all the excitement education has to offer. However, there are many challenges to starting and maintaining a program. Being aware of and anticipating those challenges will help you create and maintain a high-quality, successful online learning program.
The biggest challenges tend to fall into the following five areas of program development:
- Leasing, purchasing or creating online courses
- Recruiting, hiring, and managing teachers
- Developing proper student support systems
- Managing technology
- Evaluating programs to determine if they are successful.5
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