Monthly Archives: July, 2017

Three Types of Communication in eLearning Communities

Three Types of Communication in eLearning Communities By Stephen Hudak Three types of communication recognized by Haythornthwaite[1] in effective eLearning communities are content-related, planning of tasks, and social support.  Using a constructivist approach, all activities should be related to the student’s learning experience.  These three types of communication are critical to what I need to …

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Online Learning: From Tippy to Today

The year was 1972.  I was a ten-year-old boy flipping through my latest copy of “The Amazing Spider-Man”.  This was it!  Right there among the x-ray Specs and Sea Monkey ads was an advertisement to draw “Tippy the Turtle”.  I can do this, I thought.  I drew my best Tippy, placed it into an envelope, …

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