What really creates an online environment to work is the ability to have students who are capable to make it work. What makes onlinelearning successful is that the computer is also becoming successful as many more households are able to own a computer at an affordable price, businesses make mandatory use of it and the Internet continues to grow within every community and within every age and sex group.
When I first starting to take online courses five years ago, the structure of the classroom was drastically different. The one school that I attended has transformed three times since then to adjust to the growing popularity. At first, online classrooms were somewhat like that of an online forum. As the Internet grew and continues to grow, it is becoming more reliable and trustworthy enough to find information that is beneficial in online learning.
Online learning is only successful because of the many things that it is made up of. Without a savvy user, the Internet, affordable computers and their ease of use, and the growing number a great web developers and programmers, Online learning wouldn’t exist is such the mass that it does.
Reasons that many students have turned to online learning range from;
- Better school options
- Affordability of school and software
- Accredited faculties
- Effective learning
Being able to earn a degree from a great school from anywhere around the world, is something that many could only dream of before there was online learning. Not only is distant learning effective, but it is also accepted by society. Without that validity, online learning wouldn’t have succeeded as it has.
Dr. Elijah Clark (February 9, 2015). Earning a Degree Online [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://elijahclark.com/earning-degree-online/