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Mary Burns

Senior Learning Technologist, EDC
Mary Burns (mburns@edc.org) works across the globe as an online instructor, curriculum development specialist, instructional designer, evaluator and researcher on effective e-learning programs for teachers and students. Follow her @countykerrymary and at www.linkedin.com/pub/mary-burns/5/418/4a2/
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To Read Or Not To Read: Text In An Online World
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To Read Or Not To Read: Text In An Online World

Does text have a place in online courses? If so, how do we overcome the off-putting nature of text and the many challenges of reading online? In this article, Mary Burns shares some of the challenges associated with text-based content and design and instructional strategies to address such challenges.