The Potential Pitfalls There are some sharp differences in the experiences of taking a traditional course and taking an online course. Students enrolled in traditional courses interact with peers in a manner that requires them to adhere to classroom rules.
The explosive growth of for-profit colleges has opened doors for students, but it has also set traps. In 2009, 9% of all US undergraduate students were enrolled at a for-profit institution.
The growing popularity of online learning is putting students on the fast track to a higher education. Students can complete their degrees in less time than their peers who attend school on campus.
This generation which is coming of age in an era of connectivity produced massive open online courses: free online college-level courses aimed at remote and underserved populations. MOOCs are intended to educate enrollees and provide them with the information and skills necessary to improve their lives and their communities. However, MOOCs have hit a …
Online learning programs seem to offer college students nearly everything they need to succeed off-campus except for one thing: social interaction. Being alone while taking one class or a full course load prohibits adults from getting that the face-to-face contact they would normally have if they were sitting in a classroom.However, since the interest …
As the cost of a college education continues to increase, institutions nationwide struggle to find a balance between cutting costs while maintaining a quality degree programs.
Learning About the Human Body The branches of science pertaining to the study of organs and cells that comprise the human body, are different from the branches of science that study the human form and how the body system works.