PULLMAN – Most online classes are usually focused on reading books, communicating asynchronously, writing papers and taking tests, but Human Development 205 is not your typical online class.
HD 205, Communication in Human Relations, is a life-skills enhancement course and is designed to help students learn how to communicate effectively while improving their teambuilding and leadership skills. In the fall 2008 semester, the class was offered online for the first time.
“It was an experiment,” said course instructor Becky Dueben, “to learn if it was possible to offer such an interactive and experience-based course in an online environment.”
One of the challenges of the … » More …