Overcoming the 10 Most Serious and Challenging Obstacles of Teaching Online
Written by: Errol Craig Sull
Published On: June 8, 2013
Anyone who teaches online has run into problems within their courses. Some of these problems can be complicated and if not correctly resolved can do major damage to the online instructor’s reputation and opportunity for teaching future courses. This month’s column tackles the worst of these.
Culled from hundreds of emails I have received over the years from online instructors, as well as from my 18 years of online teaching experience, the 10 major obstacles and their solutions that follow have come up more than any others. (Note: This column does not cover what can be done to prevent these.) Yes, there are many left out—and, as always, I invite you to write me with ones you think deserve a place on this list.