Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Benefits You Should Know About Online Education 2017

Hello Blog Readers,

Here I am with NEW TOPIC to discuss. But Before I start let me introduce - Enjoli Baker 

She is Self Employed Professor at Brunswick, Georgia.


 The idea of online education was scoffed at not so many years ago. But these days both educational institutions and prospective students are taking online education seriously.

The first universities to offer accredited online degrees began appearing back in the 1990s. More often than not, these groundbreaking schools were looked down upon by the "academic elite," and considered to be somehow "shady" or disreputable. But a lot has certainly changed since then, and these days even the most prestigious Ivy League universities are offering online classes, and sometimes, a complete online curriculum for distance learning.

One of the biggest questions prospective students have about online education is how the virtual classroom actually works. While there are similarities between the virtual classrooms used in online education, and the brick and mortar classrooms of a traditional university, there are striking differences as well.

For example, if you attend a physical campus you will enter the classroom and attend a certain course at a certain time that will be designated to last between one and three hours on average. The instructor of the course will likely lecture for the majority of this time, but there may also be some student participation. At the end of the class the instructor may assign homework or inform students of upcoming quizzes.

The quality of a traditional brick and mortar classroom and a virtual classroom is the same. You follow the same course subjects and finish it in the same time length, so don't believe people who think online learning is a waste of time.

Most students prefer online education because they do not have to travel miles to reach the academic venue; rather you can access the virtual classroom through your computer. The time not spent in traveling can be utilized in learning.

Before selecting an online college from a myriad of virtual platforms on the internet, check the credibility and experience of your online institute. Enroll in those online education programmes that are accredited and can increase your resume's value.

Before making the decision to join a college, make sure that the university meets all of your requirements, be it the budget, location, courses and subjects, and even accreditation. Make sure that the university you sign up in provides the best option for you and can help you get training to advance in your chosen line of career.

The students in online education have an advantage because they are in charge of their learning experience. The students can prioritize their schedule and complete the assignments as per their comfort levels and convenience. This is possible because the teachers in online mode of education are not teaching you all the time. As an online student, you have the liberty to select the mode of learning.

Try to be active in forums related to your course or classes. Even though there are no real physical ways of meeting fellow students in an online course most educational institutions that offer online education provide chat rooms or forums where you can chat with other people taking the same courses. These chat rooms or forums provide ample opportunity for different kinds of interactions with fellow students. You can use it to get to know other students personally and if you find one that lives near you, then you can probably arrange to meet with them regularly to discuss your subjects. You can set up online study groups that other students who taking the same course can use.

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