education » independent learning » Online Learning Posted byJacob Zhang July 22, 2013July 2, 2014 3 Comments on Online Learning What do you think about online learning programs? Have you taken any online courses before? A list of institutions that offer online courses can be found here. Research on the effectiveness of online learning can be found here.
Although I haven’t taken any online courses, I affirm that online courses are a great way to improve the variation provided in learning. Some students are full-time athletes, have certain medical needs, are over-age for their grade level, or may be exceptionally gifted children and I believe that online learning will benefit them the most.
Today’s Boston Globe featured a story about the educational technology industry in Massachusetts and how the industry targets its product at teachers, particularly at the K-12 level, by explaining the ways in which educational technology can make teachers’ jobs easier.
Anne Johnson Landry
Committee Counsel and Policy Advisor
Office of State Senator William N. Brownsberger
Online learning can definitely be a convenient way to earn a degree while also working, earning a post-secondary degree, or advancing in a field. eLearners.com helps prospective students find online degree programs in over 150 fields. There you can also find a ton of supporting articles about earning a degree online like financial aid and lifestyle topics.
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