What is a University of Phoenix Online Degree Actually Worth?
Any online degree probably cannot compete with a traditional university degree. Concentrated time spent on the campus in a face-to-face discussion setting is perhaps the best way of knowledge transfer, in spite of the advent of technology that can make physical presence of a classroom redundant!
Being able to attend a regular class is, however, not possible for every student. You might not have the resources in the initial stages of life, and at a later point in life time might become a constra Read More...
Going back to school is not an idea everybody enjoys. You may not like the idea of rubbing shoulders with people much younger than you, or competing with people who are pursuing the course full-time when you can devote only a limited amount of time to the course. Apart from the emotional issues, there are other factors like holding down a full-time job, or the pressing responsibilities of motherhood. Returning to the carefree mode of student life is not that simple, after all. Online universitie Read More...
Care to Test Drive an Online Course?
After attending online classes for several years, I have learned that the online environment is not for everyone. Unfortunately, some people either have unrealistic expectations, or they think taking online classes is the "easy" route. Although you might not have to sit in class all day, you still have to read your textbooks, write papers, have virtual discussions with classmates and professors, and even participate in the occasional group project.
In many ways, online college courses are more Read More...