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Study: Online Universities & Students

December 21, 2011

Excerpts from the article:

A recent study by Online Colleges finds that more US college students prefer a hybrid of online/offline education than a pure experience in either direction. This may be a surprise for those that rave about the pros or perils of online classes, but a hybrid learning environment really helps capture the benefits of each.

Online universities tend to create a disconnect between students and their school, causing students to miss out on the chance of “bumping elbows” with peers (Cabel Harris, Professor at VCU Brandcenter). But if a traditional university isn’t embracing new technology, it’s missing a huge opportunity to continue educating students after they leave the classroom.

Read the whole article at: http://thenextweb.com

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