We continue Chancellor Brahm’s look at the 5 top myths of online education. Today’s myth looks at technology and the adult student. You might be surprised by education technology today. What have your experiences been with technology and online learning?
Myth #2: The Technology is too Difficult for Many Adults
Online education has undergone a significant transformation in the last few years as it has become an in-demand resource for a large segment of adults looking at higher education options. While basic knowledge is required, you don’t need to be the next founder of a billion dollar tech start-up. Not even close. Recognizing that technical and other support forms are essential in every aspect of an online education, leading institutions provide extensive resources for every student both online and via skilled counselors. Studies by leading educational publications show that leading online providers are increasing their spending to provide ease-of-use technology for both teachers and students to level the playing field for all involved.