Surname 1Student’s NameInstructorCourseDate Is online education better than, worse than, or equal to a traditional college education?AbstractGiven the growing nature of the Internet and the accessibility of technology, there exists arush in demand for web-based learning. Online education is quickly infiltrating into learning institutions and colleges across the world. The study explores whether students could benefit from online courses and looks at the key drawbacks of online teaching and learning. This paper advances questions concerning how to best support students enrolled in online courses. In recent years, online education shows significant growth due to its cheaper and flexible study alternatives relative to the traditional system of education. An individual can study online and get a relevant degree certificate upon completion of their course. Online education stands as merely the best way to forge a balance between family, work, and studies. Nonetheless, traditional education demands for consideration. By attending a physical class, students enjoy a one-on-one experience with the teacher, as well as get exposure to practical skills, which remain beneficial to their future career. Essentially, each of the learning alternatives draw their fair share of difficulties. A key decision remains with determining the option that works best for the student’s learning needs.
Surname 2IntroductionThe increased use of the Internet generates a wave of demand for online education. With distance learning, there arises an expanding environment to enable students experience the flexibility of operating outside of the limitations of place and time. The concept of online learning refers to the type of learning, which occurs over the Internet, either partially or completely (Harayda). It is a flexible type of learning with its delivery system consisting all categories of education that utilize internet as a medium to pass knowledge. Again, enrolled students possess a great chance to honor their respective schedules from the comfort of their residences.Web-based learning appeals to various students, and becomes more commonplace in environments from elementary schools to colleges and universities (Gilbert). The quantity with regards to degrees awarded through online program increases with the current upsurge in technological advances globally. Similarly, this has seen an increase in the institutions that offer online learning. The study seeks to analyze the potential opportunities, as well as challenges online learning. In this view, the paper raises questions on active learning strategies geared towards supporting students enrolled in online courses.Online LearningOnline education draws attention from a diverse set of students having distinct learning needs and preferences compared to the opportunities provided by traditional education systems.