Should students take online courses? Does online learning help students? There are many benefits to online learning, and people continue to further prove the value of and need for it.
An increasing number of students are taking the online education route, as shown by recent reports. Even while overall enrollment in higher education decreases, enrollment levels in online courses continue to grow. According to the Digital Learning Compass – Distance Education Enrollment Report 2017, in 2015 there were a total of 2,902,756 students taking their classes exclusively online, and the number of overall students taking at least one distance education course continues to steadily climb.
Many students are attracted to the convenience that online education offers. More and more who have already been in the workforce or who have families to take care of are going back to school. They’re redefining the idea of what a traditional college student looks like. Being able to learn from the comfort of their own home is not only convenient to some, but is the only thing that makes going back to school actually possible for others.
With any type of higher education comes testing. What options do online students have for taking their exams?
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