Benefits of online college courses

Last Updated: Wed, Aug 03, 2011 10:04 hrs

​Why are more and more students turning to online courses? What makes online courses attractive? cites five reasons why these courses are becoming popular.

Less expensive: Online courses are usually less expensive than traditional courses.

Ease: You can learn on your own schedule. Also you can continue working a full-time job in the meantime.

More control. With some online courses you have more control of the learning process. You can learn at your own pace.

Connection: Online courses are interactive, which means you will get feedback from your instructors and peers. There will be even more individualised attention as well.

Commitment: One of the most important lessons you will learn from taking online courses is how to commit to something and follow through. In order to successfully complete online courses, you must be responsible and manage your time and resources effectively and efficiently.

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