As a physical educator it is hard for me to grasp teaching a course online. However, I do feel like it could be useful for some classes or subjects. In Physical Education I can use information online to facilitate learning but I could not do it completely online and feel like I accomplished my job. In my experience I have taken a course online. I completed a Certified Disability Sport Specialist course online. The only problem I had with this was the feeling of not truly learning the information, only memorizing it to pass the quizzes. I feel hat this is a huge pitfall to teaching online and it is something that could be remedied in time. One thing that I think online courses can accomplish better than standard classroom settings, is reaching students with disabilities. If a student is unable to go to the classroom to learn it would be easier to take the class to the student, than the student to the class. I could see online learning benefiting people in this way.

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