Why Online Course Offerings Matter to Postsecondary Students

In a recent article from Higher EdSurge, The Power of Choice: Why it Matters to Students, authors Jaime Hannans, Jill Leafstedt and Michelle Pacansky-Brock explore what is drawing more and more college and university students to online learning.

One of the most significant benefits for students is convenience. Most who have experienced a “traditional” college experience- living, eating and learning on campus- fail to see the challenges associated with attaining a degree in a non-traditional way. The reality is, over one third of today’s college students is over the age of 25. More than 50 percent are working and 25 percent have kids.  For students with additional responsibilities, commuting to campus is not always easy. Meeting with professors during their scheduled office hours can conflict with other work or family obligations.

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