Beep beep boop

The student has tears welling up in his eyes. He’s the age of my father, and I’m not a young man. To his great frustration, his speech instructor has integrated learning management software through every aspect of the course — assignments, readings, tests. This student is coming back to school after 50 years. And, because he hasn’t led a life that involved computer use, he just can’t keep up. So we have to drop him from the class and hope to figure it out for next semester.

Technology isn’t always a solution. For some students, technology is the problem.

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