Project Ungoverned? The Online Learning Landscape

Project Ungoverned? The Online Learning Landscape

Online Higher Education: Experiences Learning and Teaching Online – Episode 4 Part 1

December 10, 2018

In Episode 4, we look at online higher education. In part 1 of this episode, we look at teaching and learning online. Today we hear from Amy Oberson, a graduate of an online master’s program in counseling and licensed school counselor, and Malena Watrous, Lead Instructor and Curriculum Coordinator from Stanford Continuing Studies Online Creative Writing program.

Terms and Organizations Mentioned
CACREP - Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
GRE - Graduate Record Examinations
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

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Transcript of Episode 4 Part 1 (pdf)
Download transcript of Episode 4 Part 1 here.

Questions for Upcoming Symposium Raised in this Episode
• On the individual level, what qualities does a person need to be a successful online learner?
• Are there some people for whom online education is unsuitable?
• How are online programs going to grapple with differing free speech requirements?



About Project Ungoverned
Project Ungoverned? takes place within the Bosch Alumni Network – a network which consists of people who’ve been supported in one way or another by the Robert Bosch Stiftung. The network is coordinated by the International Alumni Center – iac Berlin, a think and do tank for alumni communities with social impact. The iac Berlin supports this podcast series and our upcoming online symposium in January 2019. If you want to know more about the power of networks, visit The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the respective speakers.

Episode credits: Co-hosts and co-producers: Kim Ochs & Nicole Harkin; Editor: Matthias Jochmann; Communications: Mojca-Marie Erjavec; Social Media: Jelena Prtoric