The Study Groups App for Online Learning Systems


The Study Groups App for Online Learning Systems

Coggno Inc. | Feb, 27 2009

The Facebook Study Groups application has gotten plenty of media attention in the past year, with 18 year-old freshman Chris Avenir being threatened with expulsion for creating an online learning system in the form of a Facebook Study Group.

The media ran with it, with headlines reading “Is Creating a Facebook Study Group Cheating?” and “Facebook Study Group Condemned by University.” However, these were misleading. After all, it wasn’t the learning system’s mere existence on Facebook that made it prohibited. It was its activities, which would have been forbidden on or offline.

The professor had instructed students to complete homework individually. To make matters worse, the invitation to the group read: “If you request to join, please use the forms to discuss/post solutions to the chemistry assignments. Please input your solutions if they are not already posted.”

—————– provides world-class online academic training courses.

Speak to one of our experts about Coggno Prime

Whether your goal is to buy industry specific training or get an integrated LMS, we have your back.

Also, learn how we helped organizations save $150,000 on their training budget last quarter. Fill out the form below and one of our experts will get in touch with you.

Learning Made Simple

online training courses Blog
Employee training

Boost Your Workforce's Skill

Fresh and relevant courses to elevate your team’s skills and competencies

Schedule Demo