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.
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?
Various higher learning institutions offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at little to no cost to the students. Find out some interesting demographics of these modern students.
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.
The concept of a MOOC is amazing to anyone looking to gain knowledge without the money or time for the University experience. However nothing of value is free, or at least not for too long. The New York Times declared 2012 to be “the Year of the MOOC”, but we wonder how quickly this fad will fade.
The ever-rising cost of college weighs on the minds of students, parents and college administrators alike. Will the advent of some new free or low-cost forms of education help in lowering the overall costs of education? Although it is too soon to tell, some college officials say it is not likely.
No doubt you’ve heard of the MOOC phenomenon. You may have even registered for one of these free classes yourself. But how sustainable is the MOOC model, and how do they plan on making money?