In the early alpha testing of the ISGE curriculum, we found that students did not prefer ONLY online components to the curriculum. They liked and relied on human contact for instruction, inspiration, and motivation. We believe this is why MOOC’s, though cheap in cost and high in availability, have experiences such incredibly LOW completion rates.
So we have designed TWO face-to-face events for the ISGE curricula:
WEEKLY STUDENT DISCUSSION GROUPS: These are complimented by online discussion group availability