The Trouble With Online Education

online educationGetting an online education is both a very thrilling proposition and a challenging one as well. Stanford Online — Stanford Online is a collection of free courses billed as “for anyone, anywhere, anytime” and which includes a wide array of topics that include human rights, language, writing, economics, statistics, physics, engineering, software, chemistry, and more.

Protopsaltis and Baum’s broadside on online education includes a focus on federal policy and is timed to influence discussions about changing regulations to encourage innovation in online and competency-based education, most notably the negotiated rule-making session the U.S. Department of Education kicked off this week.

Take courses from your home, from a university located anywhere in the world, and complete your work when you have the time to do it. It really couldn’t be any easier, the only hard part that remains is making your choice of which program to enroll in.

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