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When an industry suddenly changes, people start to panic — especially when that change is because of technology. Education is dealing with this right now. But is the panic about online education warranted?
As an online college student, you are likely juggling a job and a family while building a better future through education. Your schedule is packed beyond capacity. Proper time management is the difference between reaching your dreams and crazy, stressful, exhausting failure.
You know quality when you see it. You know intelligence when you hear it. But can you tell a good online education program from a bad one through an internet connection? Can you select a quality teacher from a poor one without meeting in person?
In hybrid classes, a portion of face-to-face learning time has been replaced with online study. They’re not flipped, entirely online or web-enhanced courses. Students still meet with instructors at scheduled times. Learn some advantages of this alternative approach to learning.
You don’t need to be in a classroom any longer to educate yourself and get a degree. One reason online education is attractive is that it should be cheaper. Subtracting the buildings and campus while multiplying the reach of one teacher should equal savings for the student. Is this truly the case?
More online colleges seem to crop up every day. If they are so popular and successful, why aren’t more adults graduating from these for-profit institutions? Learn several factors to consider when deciding on the best approach for your education.
Imagine if everyone across the world had access to higher education. It’s a noble and daunting task that generation after generation has attempted to tackle, one community at a time. Are MOOCs the answer?
Many families today are opting for online or virtual learning for their children as an alternative to public or private school because it’s not only convenient, but it also offers a more controlled learning environment.
Students of all ages seem to have shorter and shorter attention spans, especially online. One solution to short attention spans is Rapid Learning, an online format that divides learning into manageable bite-sized chunks.
The modern college student has the choice to attend class in person or online. Students are either opting for a single approach or creating a strategy that combines both. Today’s student has more flexibility than even before, but how does this fact contribute to an individual’s overall education?
Online classes offer many advantages to adult learners, one of the most important is their great flexibility. Self-paced classes go even further than that, allowing students to take as much time as they need to complete the work.
Cheating in school has always been an issue with educators, whether it’s students copying answers for a test or buying a term paper written by someone else. Online classes present a whole new challenge in this field, meaning educators and administrators are getting creative.
Many students find they need summer classes to catch up and graduate in time. However, with reduced school budgets all across the country, many schools end up slashing their summer education programs. The solution? Online summer classes.
Enrollment in online universities continues to rise, despite downsides such as limited interaction with professors and high dropout rates. However, instructors and educators and coming up with methods to humanize online education, making the learning experience more personable and personal.
Online education is big business, which means unfortunately there are plenty of unscrupulous people out there looking to take advantage of unsuspecting customers. Before you pay money to take an online class, make sure the college is accredited, and that it meets other standard quality barometers.