Looking at the picture above, gone are those days where students have to carry heavy books for classes, stressing with class attendance, printing and photocopying of study materials, tight schedules between education and personal duties. However, traditional education provide with discipline to get work completed especially if you not a person with self-motivation. The method of traditional education will provide with the support and will to complete assignment and tasks on daily basis. Other area to consider on traditional education is when a student needs a one-on-one communication with the instructor and class room experience. Hence, when someone does not have direct communication with their instructors they may tend not to do well with the work they already have.
Due to innovative in technology (technology in the changing world of education), there is other method of learning that people may consider “online learning”. But one thing to consider when weighing the options in the amount of time you have every day to work on your studies or courses. Willingness and able to attend college full-time or do you need more flexibility for busy schedules? Taking online education depend on the flexibility of a person. For an example, a working adult needed an online program because of the convenience it offered at Ashford University. This entails that, online learning could be best for a person who have a family to raise, working and cannot find a job that offers flexible schedule. However, online learning do offers flexibility to the student. It is a great opportunity for those who already have a time commitment with both family and work.
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