Online Learning vs. Classroom-Based Learning

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Education is a life long process which is really important to a person in their life. John Dewel says that “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself” (BrainyQuote, 2001).This is as, it is a form of guidance from the knowledge delivered to them in leading their lives and achieving as well as, becoming successful in their profession, personal life, skills and talents, and the ability to think wisely when making any decisions in their life. With the help of education in a persons life, it helps make one a better person. Today, education is said to play a major role in the changes and development that has been brought to the world. “Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use to change the world” (BrainyQuote, 2001), this has been the wise world of Former President Nelson Mandela. Education is acquired through learning. What is learning? Learning is getting hold of knowledge, skills or values in various ways. It can either be through experiences, study or teaching and also by practice. Gaining new facts and adding or modifying facts or information known to existing knowledge and so is also learning. So why is learning important or necessary in our lives? Learning is important and necessary in our lives because through learning we begin to understand and also broaden our minds, as well as, we look at things that we have never experienced before. Besides that, in order to achieve in something we are doing; we will know how to start, what needs to be done and what will the consequences be in our and others lives. When one is choosing to continue their education, deciding where they want to learn and how they want to learn is an important decision to make. There are two main ways facilitators choose to teach and have their classes, and every person choose to learn in different ways depending on their ways of learning and also their
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