An increasing number of students attending universities today are working adults who desire a flexible and timely degree program. In order to best serve our students, Colorado Generic University needs to address the changing needs of students. The best way to meet student needs is to implement an online degree program. This needs to be done in a detailed and efficient manner, so that we are still providing the best customer service possible to our students. After hours of researching this topic, it has been determined that the most effective and comprehensive model to follow is the Robust Learning Model.
The implementation of online learning in many universities has proven to be a successful method of course delivery (Regan, Evmenova, Baker, Jerome, Spencer, Lawson, & Werner, 2012). Dickson-Dean, Galyen, and Moore (2011) proposed that online learning can promote successful learning opportunities for students as well as rewarding benefits for all educational stakeholders. Factors that contribute to the success of online learning include, but are not limited to, flexibility and accessibility, cost reduction, increased retention, and varied learning opportunities (Neely & Tucker, 2010). Online learning and associated technology is becoming increasingly adaptable and can be used to meet the educational needs of all students while providing opportunities for differentiated instruction (Krishnakumar & Kumar, 2011). Online learning provides both students and instructors with opportun... ... middle of paper ... ...necessity to develop their classes to attain learning desired by adults (McAnally-Salas et al., 2010).
An increasing number of universities and private companies are now offering free online college classes, many of which focus on computer science education. Technological advancements have enabled millions of students worldwide to participate in these free classes. This research paper will briefly describe the history of the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), investigate the pros and cons of MOOCs as they relate to computer education and examine the potential ethical issues surrounding MOOCs. Free technical training and coursework, specifically MOOCs, provides the opportunity to bridge the higher educational divide and increase the technology skilled labor force but raise serious ethical concerns regarding intellectual property ownership and the privacy of personal information. The cost of a college education in the United States has increased 538% since 1985 (Jamrisko & Kolet, 2013).
As these I... ... middle of paper ... ...t. Online education has had a great impact on the way we educate ourselves. Telecommunication provides students with the ability to pursue or continue education online as an adult or while in the workforce, leading to employment opportunities or advancement in current positions which increases earning potential. Works Cited  Kim Clark. (2014, February 6) Online Education Offers Access and Affordability. Retrieved from http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/2009/04/02/online-education-offers-access-and-affordability  Caitlin Kneram.
Making tuition a fundamental factor for selection for many undergraduates, time becomes a key factor for individuals seeking Masters level degree. Many within the continuing education sphere are entrenched in the workforce seeking advancement in their socioeconomic position. Online education provides considerably more flexibility in both afore mentioned areas than traditional u... ... middle of paper ... ...r physical illness. That is no longer the case, the online education industry on a large scale, has created a strong viable education options for students of all ages. Besides Education is not about where your body goes its where your mind leads you too.
Online learning is an important tool for students to earn an MBA degree. This degree qualifies students for increased responsibly within a firm. Students choose an online MBA for several reasons, and employers are increasingly accepting online degrees as equal to a classroom education. Labor reports cite steady career growth for positions requiring an MBA degree. Online classes help employers fill these executive positions while helping job candidates advance their careers.
Online education is growing in popularity for students requiring a flexible learning experience. In addition, this type of education is providing a process for working adults to obtain higher education while maintaining their occupational responsibilities. This opens up the academic world to individuals who in the past were not afforded the opportunity to attend a traditional brick and mortar institution. In an article written for the Huffington Post, Tom Snyder notes “Increasingly, colleges and university students now find themselves with other obligations beyond that of getting a degree. Jobs and family commitments make equal demands on their time.
Dr. Joplin, Excellent question, although I wished we had the opportunity to meet face to face to talk about these questions. I hope you are feeling well now. 1) What worked well for you in the School of Business (School overall, not just your major)? The faculty in School of Business has been phenomenal. The faculty has years of experiences combined and they always make themselves available for students.
The labs are equipped with the latest technology and will help students in achieving the advanced training. A master’s degree in Computer Science from the USA helps students to get in multinational companies. It also encourages students towards the research in their field of ... ... middle of paper ... ...e university and Expectations from university: Giving 100% to whatever the university expects in technical as well as cultural field. Therefore, will help university in whatever way possible from my side. Treat other students and all staff respectfully and giving and taking help from them when required.
Online education has been legal since 1993 and is a new way of teaching students of all ages. Online education has been gaining popularity through out the years because of the ease of the internet. The internet has made it easier for people to stay connected and has provided people with unlimited resources on the World Wide Web. Many educators have mixed feelings about online educating because there are so many pros and cons to the issue. Mary Kassop, author of “Ten Ways Online Education Matches, or Surpasses, Face-to-Face Learning,” writes, “Can students learn as much and as well online as they do in F2F courses?