Online education provides students with a new way to access higher education. The advantages of online degree programs include flexible scheduling and the ability to access programs that may not be available locally. This is particularly important for working professionals who have obligations during the day and cannot attend a traditional college. For people wondering how online education works, students access the classroom over the internet.
Students typically access the classroom through an online portal where they attend classes and can download lectures, assignments and handouts. To promote student-teacher and student-student interactions, online programs often have chat sessions where a minimum level of participation is required. In terms of lectures and exams, types vary by course and teacher. Some courses require students to attend lectures and take exams at set times, while other classes allow students to download lectures and finish exams at their own pace. If the online college also has a campus in Alabama, some courses allow students to access teachers on campus as well.
With the increased popularity of online education, more and more choices are available for students who want to earn their degree online. For more information, browse the list of online schools below and request information to speak with a representative from that school. Several good questions to ask an admissions counselor include: how do students access lectures, how do students take tests and how much do students interact with teachers and fellow classmates.
Accreditations and affiliations: when speaking with an admissions counselor be sure to ask about the types of accreditations and affiliations the school has completed.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
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UNC Kenan-Flagler is one of the world's top-ranked business schools. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, you develop the skills that make you a highly effective leader and prepare you for long-term career success. The strength of the UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA degree comes from a school culture in which members live the business school's core values of excellence, leadership, teamwork, integrity and community.
Colorado State University-Global Campus
Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) offers career relevant bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for working adults and nontraditional learners.
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Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.
Must be currently registered with AART or NMTCB to qualify!
Earn your degree or diploma on your schedule and succeed at Ashworth College.
With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.
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