I agree Lee. The idea of a disembodied class doesn't work well with me. I took an online class and hated it. So impersonal. This could be because I’m a digital immigrant. I haven’t figured why this class was so difficult.
This is a great spot for research. I have been using web 2.0 applications for some time now. They are great. If you go to my blog/e-portfolio, I have a link to the mother load of web 2.0 applications. Check it out.