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The ‘Online Colleges’ infographic looks at the benefits of virtual learning. The ‘Massive Open Online Courses’ (MOOCs), is a place where people from around the world can get access to free learning.
With rising tuition fees and the increased benefits of technological improvements, more people are opting to learn online as opposed to in a classroom.
Since this is a fairly new phenomenon, there are perks as well as pitfalls. Some problems that arise from this approach include the lack of social interaction, technical difficulties that may arise, problems with self-motivation and academic dishonesty may also be a serious factor.
Overall, the ‘Massive Open Online Courses’ is a great way to encourage people of all ages to expand on their knowledge base.