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To: SeekAndFind

Most of those who oppose online education push one main point - interaction with the other students and teachers. From their viewpoint, it is not possible to have a viable discourse in the classroom virtually.

I disagree. I to the online route to get my degree from Colorado Technical University. Twice a week we “met” in the virtual class room where the teacher lead the discussion and students responded to the teacher and to other students via chat. It worked well for us. I assume that is because most of the students were at least somewhat technically savvy and already had developed communication skills around chat like services.


5 posted on 02/01/2013 9:43:53 AM PST by taxcontrol
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To: taxcontrol

i agree. if someone has the desire and determination they can learn online. kike working from home, which i do, some people can and some people can’t/ personally i can eliminate all distractions when i work. when i build models or do something hobby related i find i have a loty of distractions keeping me from starting and my clubs have day long workshops wherewe can interact and build without the usual household distractions.

many of the college kids who couldn’t do the work online probably aren’t that focused at school in a classroom anyway. besides how personal is it in a 300 person intro bio class in an auditorium taught by an undergrad?


7 posted on 02/01/2013 9:53:01 AM PST by bravo whiskey (“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.”)
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To: taxcontrol

Do you recommed CTU? My son is looking for an on-line university to take classes with . What do you think? Is it worth the $300-per-credit-hour?
That seems a pretty high cost to me. Is that the going rate?


11 posted on 02/01/2013 7:43:45 PM PST by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever!)
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“Most of those who oppose online education push one main point - interaction with the other students and teachers.”

A lot of the teaching in large public universities is in 200 student lecture halls with no interaction with the professor. It might as well be online.


13 posted on 02/17/2013 12:14:45 AM PST by Bizhvywt
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