Learning the Art of Virtual Instruction

Traditional colleges offer training, along with incentives, for wary professors

Jed Conklin for The Chronicle

Joan Davenport, who created an online soils-science course for Washington State U. : "I had to get creative and figure out how to make my students get their hands dirty."
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Everywhere Carol Maxson looked, colleges were delivering courses online. Everywhere, it seemed, except at Trevecca Nazarene University, where Ms. Maxson is associate provost and dean of academic affairs.

Trevecca's faculty members were not eager to...

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