Design of a Hybrid Introduction to Business Course The following report provides a three part discussion concerning the design decisions and rationale for a hybrid Introduction to Business course. PART I - OVERVIEW OF THE RELATIVE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF FACE-TO-FACE VERSUS ONLINE In terms of an overview of the relative benefits and challenges of face-to-face versus online learning, the primary benefits of face-to-face learning are derived from the social context factor. Face-to-face education, more exactly, enables social interaction between educators and students which promotes the development of relationships, provides opportunities for instantaneous communication and feedback, and makes it possible for dynamic classroom discussions...The end:
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