Tag Archives: Online education

Online Tutoring

Online Tutoring

Internet and computing technology has advanced faster than the speed of light over the past two decades. Today it has become an integral part of life for us. With this great advancement, we have experienced drastic changes in our lives. The internet has a very strong influence on our everyday …

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Coursera: Top Universities Free Online

Coursera: Top Universities Free Online

Last week, online education startup Coursera added 12 new university partners and raised an additional $6 million, taking venture funding to over $22 million. Coursera is a free online education platform that offers interactive college courses. The year-old company’s intention is to make courses from world-class universities available to the …

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Six Reasons Why Students Prefer Online Learning

Six Reasons Why Students Prefer Online Learning

Online learning belongs to the present. But why does everyone want to be there? What’s so good about it anyway? Here are six reasons students prefer online learning to campus classroom learning: 1. It gives you a flexible schedule. Once you have signed up to study online, you have complete …

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5 Benefits Of Online Courses

5 Benefits Of Online Courses

When online courses started, many took them as a joke. Many people found them inferior to those offered in traditional learning institutions. Because of this, many people have shied away from it. Over the years this term has faded and now even world famous colleges and universities offer them. The …

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Designing Successful Online Courses, Part 1

Designing Successful Online Courses, Part 1

Step 1: Determine a livable phase approach. The phased approach begins by encouraging faculty to recognize that designing their online course is only phase one of their efforts. By organizing work progress into Phase Two, Phase Three, etc., it frees instructors from feeling that everything needs to be done in …

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The Benefits of Online Learning

The Benefits of Online Learning

Online courses are very popular with students from all walks of life. The online option has eliminated the need to be in a physical classroom, which is the traditional education system. As long as you have connectivity, you can finally graduate in time to launch your dream career. There are …

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Online Education: A Review

Online Education

Online education was reviewed three years ago, preceded by Oscar Wilde’s quote: “The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately, in England at least, education has no effect whatsoever.” My intention was to amuse rather than disparage online education, although the conclusions drawn in the literature about its …

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Online Learning Continues to Gain Popularity in 2010

Online Learning Continues to Gain Popularity in 2010

In the last decade, online learning has become immensely popular among people all over the world. Individuals who want to advance their careers can do so with online courses and don’t have to put their current careers on hold. By lifting restrictions on when students must attend classes, a whole …

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Online Education – The Best Education Option in a Recession

Online Education – The Best Education Option in a Recession

The credit crunch and stock market crash will affect household incomes and their ability to pay for college. Tuition, rooms, books, travel and other college expenses continue to rise as the economy worsens. With today’s economy, getting a student loan will be much more difficult. Parents are looking for alternative …

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