12 Tips for Success in Online Classes

Whether you’re a first time e-learner or a veteran in the online space, I’m sure you understand that there’s more to online classes than just turning in the homework.  However, if you aren’t quite sure what all the aspects of online learning are, before you read this list, make sure you check out How Do Online Classes Work?  Then you can come back with enough foreknowledge to make the most of the following tips. These 12 tips are designed … Continue reading

How Do Online Classes Work?

More than likely, one of the questions you had after first learning about online education was, “How do online classes work?”  While there is a massive variety of ways this question could be answered, including “many different ways, depending on a lot of factors”, chances are, you would like a straightforward answer about what you can generally expect.  That is what you will find here. Requirements Computer access.  The most important tool in online learning … Continue reading

Disadvantages of Online Education

No site should be completely biased in one direction.  It is absolutely vital to see and understand topics from every possible angle, in order to make the most educated decision.  Therefore, here are the top disadvantages of online education. Lack of face-to-face interaction.  Vital for growth in the type of communication most commonly experienced in the workplace, the face-to-face interaction that is a daily–if not hourly–occurrence at a traditional post-secondary facility is seldom encountered in … Continue reading

Additional Benefits of Online Education

In case the Top 9 Benefits weren’t enough to satisfy your curiosity, the following is a list of some additional benefits of online education.  These happen to be the less well known or less impacting benefits, but they are still powerful enough that you should consider them when making your decisions. 24/7 access. In an online course, as long as you have access to the internet, you have access to the course materials.  In traditional classes, … Continue reading

Why Choose Online Education: The World At Your Fingertips

If you are wondering why you should choose online education, the following article will give you an excellent example of one of the benefits. In traditional schools, everything tends to shut down at the end of the workday, just about the time students start to study.  In online schools, you have a much greater access to all your resources.  Professors can be reached much easier after hours.  You also can schedule appointments online, quickly and … Continue reading

Why Choose Online Education: It’s Cheaper

Bottom line: college is expensive. Especially if you attend a traditional college or university. A good reason for why to choose online education is it can potentially be much cheaper. First off, tuition for online universities is often cheaper than traditional universities’ tuition. To make things sweeter, if you take all your classes online, there is virtually no gas, no additional parking or auto expenses, and cheaper meals (if handled correctly). [1] To break it … Continue reading

Why Choose Online Education: Flexible Scheduling

Another main reason why people choose online education is that your schedule can be infinitely flexible.   Rather than scheduling your classes for specific times each day, you “attend” the class when it’s convenient for you (provided you get all the work done on time).  [1] Let’s go into a little more detail on how this works.  In many online classes, the instructor will post the assignments, due dates, and resources online.  They will also … Continue reading