education's digital future

the art and science of online learning environments

There has been a great deal of discussion about the promise and problems of online learning, but less about the subtlety of building online learning environments that are scientifically sound, productive of learning, and pleasurable to experience. This panel brought two international leaders in this domain, Greg Niemeyer (UC Berkeley) and Candace Thille (Stanford University) into dialogue about the technical and creative skills required to craft meaningful learning environments online.