Chip Donohue talks about the Benefits of Online Distance Learning for EC Educators

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Image courtesy of Tech for the Early Years

Image courtesy of Tech for the Early Years

Harvard Family Research Project interviews TEC Center Director Chip Donohue on the value of distance learning with early childhood professionals. In this article, he highlights that the two most important benefits of Distance Learning are its convenience for early childhood students as well the “opportunities to connect to a community of other learners…”, according to Chip in EC Education “we’re talking about professionals who work with young children and families—their field is all about relationships… If we’re really going to serve the field well, we need to think about how we can create a sense of community in online courses and facilitate interactions so that people feel like they are part of something that is bigger than themselves and brings examples and experts on family engagement to the adult learners”.

Read more about A Click Away: A Q&A With Chip Donohue About the Benefits of Online Distance Learning for In-Service Teachers from Harvard Family Research Project.

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