Why do online learners drop out?

Why do online learners drop out?. This was a well timed article for me. We are just designing an online intervention and much of our focus is on the material.  It gives a nice reminder that the cost of not taking a little care over what a course is like for a participant to ‘inhabit’ can be a participant doping out of the course

Not about Ethiopian politics | Owen abroad

Not about Ethiopian politics | Owen abroad offers some reflections on outsiders understanding and making statements about places they know more or less well.

I get to travel a lot to some places in Africa as part of my work, and people often wonder what these places are like. I struggle to answer in ways that really do justice to the complexities and local understandings.  This article for me really gets to the core of outsiders commenting on development