Online Education Essay

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Online education has grown since it first came about, there are mixed views on whether it is truly beneficial. The reasons for the huge growth of online education is money even though online education targeted working adults that have little or no time to sit in a traditional classroom for millions of men and women serving in the armed forces online education has made earning a degree much more possible.

In recent years there have been significant technological growth with this growth technology has changed the way we do a lot of things from communicating to warfare with such influences on society there is no surprise that education feel its wave in researching this topic it seems that in troubled economy online education allows
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But without the securities of the traditional classroom environment cheating has become a big concern in online education aside from cheating the quality of online education is also in question in addressed by article posted Greg Rodriguez which states “the level of effectiveness of educational technology is influenced by this specific student population, the software design that educators role, and the level of access to technology I agree that having a quality program is important but still requires much effort from both student and teachers to ensure success of the online program”. This is also true for traditional classrooms the use of online education impacted not only colleges but grade, middle, and high schools alike one of the biggest issues discussed on the topic of online learning is age and maturity an article written by Sam Dillon talks about the use of online learning in elementary and home schools. While I do agree with the statement made by Tracie Weldie, a native from Milwaukee, which home schools her three kids than there is no reason for Isabel to practice counting if she can already add not every child learns at the same rate and this will elevate, concerns the parent might have about their child being challenged to reach their full academic potential. Either the online
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