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IS E-LEARNING THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOU?

Compare the difference-

Differences and questions to consider between E-Learning and Campus-based programs:

 

E-Learning Program

On-Campus Program

Content

Course material, textbooks, computer programs, handouts, topics, subject, sources?

Course material, textbooks, computer programs, handouts, topics, subject, sources?

Teaching Methods

Online lectures(synchronous or asynchronous), question and answer sessions, online or in-class tests, online office hours?

In-class lectures, discussion groups, question and answer sessions, in-class tests, office hours?

Social Interaction

Online chat rooms, emails, do you have to spend part of the time on campus, talking with other students, sharing ideas, opinions, points of views, real human interaction?

Talking with other students after class, sharing ideas, opinions, and points of views, real human interaction, talking with professors?

Time

Internet connection- modem speed, DSL, cable, time spent online, time spent working offline?

Transportation to get to campus, parking, bus, traffic, time spent on campus, time spent working out of class?

Quality/Reputation

Accredited program/school, known professors, how long has the program been running, satisfaction of graduates, what are the graduates doing now?

Accredited program/school, known professors, how long has the program been running, satisfaction of graduates, what are the graduates doing now??

Experience

What do you get out of the program? Knowledge, skills, email and web addresses, friends, social experience, job connections?

What do you get out of the program? Knowledge, skills, friends, a social experience, job connections?

Cost

High, low, average?

High, low, average?




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