In the article, “How Do You Measure a Good Teacher, Anyway?” by Leonard Cassuto, Cassuto addresses the problem of being a teacher of an online course and the awarding of credits based on experience. Cassuto tackles two major points of education, the value of the credit hour and how the learning process is done through an online course. To do this, Cassuto follows Arthur Levine, a non-traditional educator that has teamed up with the Massachusett...
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...heir development. These additional articles begin to answer some of the questions that I raised after reading and analyzing the article, “How Do You Measure A Good Teacher, Anyway?” by Leonard Cassuto.
In this paper, I have summarized an article from The Chronicles of Higher Education, provided criticism regarding the article, and provided some answers to the questions raised from the article with the assistance of additional articles. With this paper, I have also added to the conversation regarding distance education and provided ways in which this is currently being incorporated into classrooms across the United States, provided ways in which professors can still engage with students, and some of the problems that competency-based learning attempts to answer with the problem of not being adequately prepared for the “real-world” after the degree is completed.
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