Demand for online classes grows at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University professor Patricia Hart was a little hesitant about shifting her traditional, in-person Spanish film class to an entirely online course. She needed to make the class more accessible to students with busy schedules, but also didn’t want to compromise the quality of the class. So, Hart sought the expertise of Purdue’s Digital Education office to help transform the class into something beyond a typical online lecture with multiple choice tests. By the end of the May-term course, she was hooked. “It ended up really exceeding…

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