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​The Power of Choice: Why Online Classes Matter to Students

There is no lack of evidence to suggest that online classes have deeply transformed the teaching and learning landscape in higher education. In 2015, for example, nearly 30 percent of college students took at least one online class. But as more faculty are being encouraged to teach online, how often...
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Ballerina Avery Gay dances worldwide while taking online classes

Back-to-school takes on a whole new meaning for eighth-grader Avery Gay, a ballerina, who dances around the world while taking online classes. The Scottsdale resident attends the state-funded, Arizona Virtual Academy, an online public charter school that is not a homeschool program, according to a press release. The...
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Are online classes and course work worth it?

Students, like myself, choose online or hybrid classes for their simplicity, easy time management and the guaranteed passing grade. Other hybrid classes, such as math, require online aspects of teaching. In the math class I’m currently taking, my professor’s exact words were, “It’s like you don’t even need...
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Great Falls College-MSU is offering free sample online classes

GREAT FALLS – Great Falls College-MSU is offering free sample online classes, called “mini-bytes,” which allow community members to try out an online course for two weeks. The college’s E-Learning Department is working with faculty members to offer four diverse Mini-Byte classes which include college writing, chemistry, medical terminology, and western civilization. Officials...
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Online classes, new text help keep Cherokee language alive

Keeping alive a language and culture that were on the verge of dying is critical, and making Cherokee language classes available online has successfully contributed to the effort, said B.J. Foreman, multi-media director for the Cherokee Nation. The online classes are available to the public free of charge,...
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