Students can interact directly with classmates. An additional aspect to classroom learning is that students prefer the social aspect of a classroom setting. When thinking about attending an online school, the preparation time a fast paced process. Online classes are usually offered in shortened semesters. When taking online classes the students usually determine the time of day and location for participating in activities.
Going to either traditional or online college is a big step in a student’s life, and teachers are there to help and guide them through any situations that arise. In a traditional school setting students are able to speak and interact with teachers, because they are present in the classroom. Students are able to ask questions about the class material or about help with homework if needed. The traditional setting students would get an immediate answer to the questions that they asked. In some cases students are able to understand course material and the hands on experience when they are face- face with the teacher.
Generally speaking when attending an online school over a campus college, the participation grades are based differently. In online schools your participation grade is based on meeting the posting requirements and posting on the required discussion questions. Most of the time grades for schools online are based on points. A student’s professor will post a rubric in your materials for the student to follow to meet all the points. A large concern to some students may have when considering attending college online is the fact that it may be harder to get personal help and learn the material through your professor.
She says they range from fifteen years to fifty and of different occupation and nationality. Classroom base teaching limits student’s choices. Students don’t have to choose materials in the syllabus instead they have to follow it as a strict and fixed requirement because they are not allowed to make selections. At the end of the final project, classroom students mostly hand their research paper to their instructor while an online student gets to email theirs or put it in an online drop box. However, Laird says other than the fact that there is no face to face communication between the teacher and the students, there is also too much use of web.
Theresa Grover Composition I-168 August 30, 2012 Online Learning vs. Classroom Learning TheresaGrover_ENC1101-12_Week7. Docx August 30, 2012 ONLINE LEARNING vs. CLASSROOM LEARNING When you chose to continue your education choosing how you want to learn and where you want to learn is a big decision. You as a student have two options, you have online learning which the wave of the future is or you could take the more traditional route and learn in a classroom or lecture hall. So how do prefer to receive your education online or traditionally in a classroom setting? Let’s take a look at both options.
The only difference with this is that in a traditional classroom it may be a little easier because you have that personal interaction with your instructor and your peers. In an online classroom it may be a little different because you can’t interact with your peers and instructors like you can if you were in a campus-based classroom, you have to e-mail them and wait for a response, and you won’t get it right then and there. In
The students in my class are using the Internet more which concerns me with the student who is visually impaired. I have been accommodating this student in my classroom by making enlarged copies of his worksheets and textbook to help him with his work. I also put his notes, quizzes and tests on disks so he can complete them on his laptop computer. We have been working with Internet Workshops, Internet Projects, Internet Inquiries, and WebQuests recently in my Science classes. Recently, we have working on the WebQuest “Recycle City”.
Their studies are briefly described below. Nonetheless, the continual study on digital literacy in bilingual higher education setting is needed technology facilitates instruction in which elements such as language and culture are involved (Akhtar, Iqpal & Hussain, 2010) as in the case of bilingual education. The suitable use of technology, especially computers, and the Internet, provides with opportunities to support students to improve their language proficiency both inside and outside the classroom (Akhtar, Iqpal & Hussain,
There were a lot factors to consider. The most important question to answer for myself was, should I attend school in a classroom environment or take an online course to get my degree? The decision was not easy because there were lots of ups and downs. Let us look at a few of the things to consider. In a classroom we have the typical routine of an hour of class in most cases.