‘Not Yet Sold’ On Online Education
Career College Central summary:
Many community college students remain skeptical about the value of online learning, according to Not Yet Sold, a new Public Agenda report. Forty-two percent said they’d learned less from online courses than from traditional courses. Thirty-eight percent think online classes are harder to pass than in-person ones. Only 18 percent say they’re easier.
Employers also are skeptical: 56 percent prefer to hire people with traditional college degrees.
Community colleges are adding online courses rapidly. Nearly half of students surveyed are taking at least one online course.
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