Yes i would agree with that though the learners are all in the same room and do talk to each other as well as the tutors and volunteer tutors. Also, every single learner asks for help at some point so as you say without the human…"
"If, as I perceive, these courses are quite short term, then can the inclusivity tag be less important than in a conventional setting? They are means to an end, and are surely chosen by the 'student' to suit time/place/budget. The real…"
I think, in theory, on line courses can be inclusive. However, in my experiences, what these type of courses lack are a sense of community where students can share ideas and discuss progress. I know that many on-line courses have the…"
"I've never been involved with an online course, however surely some aspects of learning remain the same. It depends on the content of the course, whether an initial assessment is made and if appropriate support is available to individual…"