University students today have been provided with a luxury that students of just fifteen years ago would never even consider: taking their course load online and not in the classroom. Today almost all post-secondary schools in Canada offer distance education to their students as an independent and convenient way for them to obtain credits. This … More Will Classrooms Survive the Rise of Online Education?
The way that the world is evolving today is based around modern technology. It is obvious that we live in a day and age where more and more things are becoming more obsolete every day due to the new advancements in computing, programming, communication, and now education as well. People are now comfortably familiar with electronics … More Online Education Creates Endless Opportunities
When one chooses to forego the in class experience for the convenience of an online course, they do so for a multitude of reasons. Regardless of the reason, those students who choose to take a course online deny themselves the social aspect of taking a class in person. But often times online education is the … More Can Online Learning Be Social?
When comparing online and in class learning, there are a multitude of factors to consider. The type of course, the year of the course, the difficulty of the course, the type of student, the age of the student, the student’s reason for taking a class online, the quality of the curriculum, and the support from … More Persistence And Performance: Online Versus In class.
Many educational institutions have begun to offer a greater number of courses through online education. The main reason is to attract more students to enroll. These institutions have begun to realize the reasons behind why online education attracts new and incumbent students. The main reasons are not having to physically be at school in order … More Online Education Can Be Used to Increase Enrolment Rates
Due to many advantages of taking online education, many students feel these advantages will play a big role in increasing their grades. Some advantages include having more time for learning, developing self-learning motivation, having asynchronous access, reducing doubts about the class as well as making the courses more interesting. All these advantages may tie in … More Is the Relationship Between Higher Grades and Online Education Coherent?
This first graph is the percentage of Canadians that used the internet for education related research compared to people who used it for leisure. (2015) This second graph is the result of what Canadians were researching for education. From those who indicated they were using the internet for education related purposes. (2015) … More Online Usage in Canada