Online Education Benefits

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Title: The Benefits of Online Classes We live in a world where we can access information at our finger tips. Companies are spending time and resources in order to find ways to get information and product faster into the hands of society. This digital world we live in moves fast and furious. In the past many people couldn’t work full time and get an education because of the limited hours schools were open. Today getting an online education is not only possible but enabling many people to pursue their dream of obtaining a college degree. There are those traditional students who prefer to be in a classroom environment and there are those who need the flexibility from taking online courses. The truth is everyone can benefit from taking online …show more content…
Students have the convenience to study and learn from anywhere in the world on a laptop or desktop. That means a student doesn’t have to get lost the first day on campus. According to an article entitled the Pros and Cons of Online Education written by Dhirendra Kumar some of the benefits of convenience include; no commuting or traveling to campus, no geographic location constraint in selecting learning options, no learning pace constraint, you can learn at your own pace and study at your convenience, the ability to have virtual discussion rather than instructor led, and it is student centered because students are expected to read all of their classmates’ contributions just to name a few. (Kumar) A mortgage company recently advertised the ability to buy a home without even getting off the couch. When it comes to online courses they grant students the ability to get an online education in the same manner. Kumar pointed out that younger people have been choosing non-traditional education to start advancing in their careers while completing and furthering their education. Imagine being able to start your career at a top company and being able to advance in your career goals because of the convenience afforded by online …show more content…
It is true that web based learning will take a certain type of training or skills in order to be successful. Many schools have web based classes that can teach students how to take online classes. There are many articles published on academic websites that provide instruction and guidance on when and how to take online classes. Most colleges even have information readily available on their school’s website. The task might seem difficult at first to navigate but the digital footprint is really changing the way people view online education. Some students have even feared taking online courses to get a degree because they feel employers would look down on them for not attending traditional classroom education. The truth is that now most major accredited college institutions are offering degree plans that can be completed from at home on a computer. Employers today recognize the hard work and dedication it takes to get an

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