One time or another in your professional life, it may occur to you that a specific skill is required to be mastered in a short time.
It can be used for keeping your position in the firm or for helping you advance towards a higher position. In some case, formal training that can develop industry-standard skills and knowledge can help you secure a job when you have been going through unemployment.
While you are having a hard time finding out a way to kill the afternoon time when your 5-year old son takes his nap, your neighbor Jenna, also a stay-at-home mom, gets hooked up to the internet and attends real-time college programs with fellow learners from around the country.
In an educational system where credit is used to measure the completion of courses, earning sufficient credits is the priority of learning.
For every hour spent on a course, a certain credit is given. Only when you have earned enough credits can you be perfectly justified to graduate. That is why every state sets a minimum number of credits required to graduate. That is why credit is one of the few topics that are able to ruin the prom party.
With the steady increase in distance education enrollment, attending online programs has become more the preference for learning models than a try-out for something new.
It’s human nature to follow what’s new, especially when it has been immersed in advertisement.
The idea of learning programs online is nothing new, at least to me.
Actually, a little chitchat will disclose that I can barely feel shocked by anything new at this stage of my life. Such a weirdo. Anyway, back to business. Let’s talk about online programs since you are so interested.
Frankly speaking, attending online schools is a bit risky when compared with traditional educational institutions.
It is especially so in aspect of programs from online schools. The introduction on the website shows how soundly the programs are developed, how experienced the teaching faculty is and how rewarding the completion will be to students’ career or further education.
Distant learning now becomes very popular all over the world, opening new opportunities for people of all ages to acquire knowledge in a more flexible and convenient manner.
Today, more and more students tend to choose online programs which allow learners to study at their own learning style and pace. Online courses are also ideal choices for those who don’t have the time or ability to go a traditional school.
Virtual schools always cover a broad spectrum of educational programs that can provide student with the type of knowledge they need through one-to-one training or comprehensive courses. However, all online schools are not equal. And the programs and courses they furnish usually differ greatly. In order to make the most out of your money and time, you have to choose an online program carefully.
Being an introvert means a long list of inconvenience.
You may find it difficult to associate with people around you, not to mention those you meet for the first time. You may have a hard time expressing your ideas, thoughts and feelings in conversations. Gradually, you may even don’t want to talk.
These years we’ve seen the steady rise in education costs on a wide scale.
In the Great Britain, there is the student parade fighting against the hefty tuition and fees. In the States, things are not better. Though there is no student parade, but the Occupying Wall Street launched by the 99 percent, is an explosion of their discontents to everything, education costs included.
It seems that society harbors stereotype towards introverts, teachers included.
The shocking story of how a higher school English teacher from Pennsylvania blogged her feelings towards her introvert students still remains fresh in our memory. In her blogs, this teacher considered her shy students as kids that have no personality. She thought that being an introvert is annoying. She believed that these students should act like everyone else.