Online vs Classroom Learning

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I will be writing about the differences in online and classroom learning. Have you ever been running late for a class and wished you didn’t have to go? Wouldn’t it be easier to be able to just stay at home? “Ah, you’re a professor. You must learn so much from your students.”(Byline: MARK EDMUNDSON.) Can online education ever be education of the very best learning? Online education is a one-size-fits-all endeavor. It tends to be a monologue and not a real dialogue. Learning at its best is a combination of the teachers and the students working together. In online courses, you don’t get the face-to-face interaction. If you are motivated to learn, then you will learn from the internet classes. Internet learning is lonely, but for some people this is the right choice. You can find almost any type of course that you might want to take, online. If you are a shy person, the advantage to this might be the fact that you can ask questions online without having to face the instructor or the other students. You can almost always get an answer back almost immediately. If you have children at home, online learning could be a big benefit for you. You wouldn’t have to worry about finding a babysitter. Or, if you work, you can always do your homework when you get home. Also, with online learning, you can live anywhere in the world as long as you have a computer with internet access. One of the disadvantages to online courses is that they are usually more expensive than classroom learning. Do you think it would be worth the cost to take the class online? Remember, there is no supervision when you take online courses. If you aren’t motivated to finish what you start, then online classes probably aren’t for you. You also need to be able to navigate the internet fairly well. And you might want to check and make sure any credits you

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