The problem has to do with how others perceive online education. So now busy caretakers, full-time employees or those who simply don’t have the time to go back to university full-time have plenty of opportunities to find part-time courses where they can complete their schoolwork in the evenings after work, on weekends, or whenever they can spare the time.
16 In contrast, the lowest levels of satisfaction with the LMS reported by faculty were with features that allow for “meaningful” interaction between students and their instructor, students and other students, and for study groups or collaborating on projects (p.Â 12).
The program is open to all interested applicants: those who want to take up refresher courses or second degree, college undergrads, working students, Filipinos from various regions in the Philippines, and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who wish to pursue a college degree.
Online education successfully grew in spite of the recent struggles faced by online for-profit colleges For-profit schools have experienced greater scrutiny and regulatory oversight, largely because of their questionable recruitment, enrollment, and education practices.
The 700,000 viewers of my TED talk were charged nothing, but the far smaller group of people who have taken my offline classes were charged, along with the taxpayers, upwards of a million dollars.2 With these cost ratios, one imagines that many students would appreciate the option of a lower-cost product even if quality were somewhat lower.