• "Pushing Through the Perils of Teaching Online" by Professor Doug Ward, University of Kansas

This article is based on a post to the Chronicle of Higher Education's ProfHacker blog on teaching, tech and productivity, dated August 27, 2012, by Associate Professor of Journalism and the Budig Professor of Writing at the University of Kansas, Dr. Doug Ward.



"I was being told I was among the best of the best teachers. On the other hand, many students told me I was a failure online. So where did I go wrong?"

“I started the online class with what I thought was a good plan: re-create online what I had done in a recent seminar. It didn’t work.”

-Doug Ward


Professor Ward offers a personal perspective on migrating traditional classroom-based teaching to an online learning experience. Read the entire piece using the link below:

Pushing Through the Perils of Teaching Online