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Rethinking the Right Teaching Methods that Work for Online Learners

, California State University, Long Beach, United States ; , Lindenwood University, United States

IJAVET Volume 1, Number 3, ISSN 1947-8607 Publisher: IGI Global


This article addresses the phenomenon of why andragogical instructional approaches should work for online learners in the 21st century. As some senior faculty members and institutional administrators are reluctant to embrace education delivered via web 2.0 technologies, this article reveals discussions that will change these misconceptions. This article prompts readers to rethink their instructional strategies that will work well for online learners in particular. Even for face to face courses, instructors should incorporate an online component, as the principles of adult learning lend themselves well to an online environment.


Wang, V. & Kania-Gosche, B. (2010). Rethinking the Right Teaching Methods that Work for Online Learners. International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 1(3), 14-26. IGI Global. Retrieved August 12, 2020 from .