Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Online Learning Gaining in Popularity – Especially with Working Adults

Enrollment is rising for online college degree programs, and working adults with some prior college experience are the demographic responsible for much of the growth, according to a recent report by the National Center for Education Statistics.
Investing in an online education is far from inexpensive, but many available distance learning programs are substantially less costly than comparative campus based offerings. This, in combination with the flexibility inherent in online learning, has made it a popular choice among those who work full time.

Jared Reed, a married father of two working on an online master’s of business administration while employed full time as an IT consultant, sees online degree programs as the logical evolution of academia. “For View the rest of this article

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