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Today, more and more colleges are offering courses to students that are entirely or part online. Students who are drawn to online courses include students working full-time jobs, students who would prefer a private study environment or students who find that online courses are easier than traditional (campus-based) courses. Advertisements geared to encourage students on registering for online classes have the tendency to portray them as being easier and requiring less work compared to its campus counterpart. For instance, some television advertisements show students wearing night clothes working in a relaxed environment within their home that is free of pressures caused by deadlines and testing. Despite the fact online courses and traditional courses generally cover the same material on a given subject—the two are markedly different with regards to technical requirements, social interaction, testing, and practice . College students may choose internet classrooms if they have difficulty interacting with teachers and other students. Some people do not like being in the classroom because
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course HST 100 taught by Professor Burses during the Spring '11 term at CUNY City.

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