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3/15/2018 Alternative Learning as a Whole By Jade Smolik “If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.” – Frank Zappa. As a child from the years 5-18 and even beyond, education is what we need to learn how to live and how to survive today. As a 16-year-old in the 21 st century traditional learning methods aren’t as useful as they use to be. Brick and Mortar schools with the design that one type of learning fits all is not efficient anymore, we evolve as human’s generation after generation and with that learning does too. As an example, online school is an example of an alternative non-traditional style of learning. Through personal experiences and research, it is clear that online school for not only k-12 students but college students is becoming more popular. A U.S news article confirms this new type of learning Among the most surprising findings in the report, authors say, is the shifting age of online students. While distance education students are often assumed to be older, the report found the popularity of online undergraduate programs is growing among those under 25. The convenience of an online education is obvious as we can form our learning into one that fits into our schedule and not the other way around. You aren’t forced to get up at 5am to get
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