How can a course be flipped when there is no physical setting in the first place? Discover how to flip your online classroom.
Are online students just as successful as students learning in traditional classrooms?
The answer might not match with what you’d intuitively think.
According to this infographic from eLearningInfographics.com, the average online student tests in the 59th percentile, whereas the average classroom student tests lower – in the 50th percentile.
Aside from test scores, online college students also save in the financial realm: The average total cost of a traditional degree is a whopping $85,000, whereas the average total cost of an online degree is only about $30,000.
Check out the infographic below for some more interesting facts and stats.
Did you know? Only 25% of students visit the library, but 8/10 turn to Wikipedia for their first source of research.
Wikipedia is an easy go-to site for information, but is the information on Wikipedia accurate? How do professors feel about students using Wikipedia for research? Take a look at this infographic from e-Learning infographics to find out more about the scope of Wikipedia and how students use Wikipedia for research.
A new academic fairy tale goes something like this.
Once upon a time there was a great faculty member who had been lecturing to her class for 25 years. She was smart, entertaining and interesting. One day, the president of her university told her they were going to flip the classroom. In a flash, she placed much of her material online, along with interesting videos and other material and, in class, she cleverly led the discussion among students, always making sure to speak far less than her students.
The reality? It doesn’t always work out that way.
Distance learning is great form of education – it allows you to have a flexible schedule, learning material whenever and wherever you want. But online learning is not right for everyone. Do you have what it takes to be a successful online student?
Here are 8 questions to ask yourself before signing up for an online course.
When students listen to a lecture together in a classroom, they are engaged in synchronous learning; all students are participating in the learning process at the same time.
In an online course, synchronous learning is no longer a given. Professors can choose whether to offer synchronous learning, asynchronous learning, or a combination of both.
Read on to find out some of the benefits of synchronous learning and asynchronous learning.