Pros and cons for teaching courses in the classroom and online simultaneously

John Mark Pullen
2012 Proceedings of the 17th ACM annual conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education - ITiCSE '12  
In adding an online delivery option to an existing graduate program in computer science, important choices include (1) synchronous or asynchronous delivery and (2) for synchronous delivery, whether to deliver classroom and online teaching simultaneously. This paper describes the decisions made in adding an online option to an MSCS program, which now is maturing. The factors in favor of and against simultaneous delivery are discussed in detail and the conclusions reached for one particular
more » ... m are described, including experience gained in the process and an open-source software system developed to support this form of delivery.
doi:10.1145/2325296.2325342 dblp:conf/iticse/Pullen12 fatcat:ekws3lhs2vbrfjrqzlu6uu4jya