by Ken_Silber on Friday, November 16, 2012 - 8:27am
I can’t seem to put down the topic of online education. It’s growing by leaps and bounds, but public perception (and even the opinions of those in education) is mixed.
In an earlier post I discussed an online education study conducted by Ithaka S+R. I talked about the results surrounding specific learning outcomes and the attitudes of the students towards online learning vs. traditional education.
There is a shift in education towards online learning. There are a lot of advantages to distance education that benefits students, teachers, and institutions. Students don’t have to relocate. Online schedules are often flexible. Schools can recruit the best talent from a worldwide pool. Modern technology is often faster and easier to use than traditional teaching methods. Read more about Enrolling Students You Never Meet