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A college professor I know says that conducting a discussion-based class on the online platform Zoom is like teaching underwater: Everyone is wearing scuba gear and peering at one another through goggles.
“It somehow works,” he says, “but it’s suboptimal.”
But this is the world we’re living in now. Online learning—education that takes place over the Internet, sometimes called “e-learning” or “distance learning”—is becoming not only increasingly popular but increasingly necessary. And with the coronavirus forcing us to keep our distance, right now, online learning is the only learning.
When life eventually gets back to normal, though, it’s clear that online learning will play a bigger, more transformative role in our education.
This has its pros and cons. The pros include:
Jamie Dickenson, MBA, CEP
Independent Educational Consultant specializing in college admissions and financial aid, motivational speaker, business coach and owner of Jamie Dickenson, LLC., IEC Advisors, and Yoga Power, LLC.
Jamie Dickenson is not affiliated with Hartford Funds. Hartford Funds has separately contracted with Ms. Dickenson to provide additional insight about college savings issues.