By DeVry University
May 29 2020
6 min read
May 29 2020
6 min read
Attending online classes can offer people of all ages, careers and ambitions the flexibility they need while also managing their busy lives.
The concept of distance learning has been around for far longer than you might think. When the Postal Service was created in the mid-19th century, the idea came to be. Students and professors would correspond and handle assignments through mail. In the late 1990s, the first online classes took root and have been blossoming ever since. It is no surprise, therefore, that the worldwide market for distance or “e-learning” continues to be a popular option for adult students. Especially in uncertain times, online learning is something anybody can take advantage of, from anywhere, as an opportunity to better themselves.
Many students are making the choice to invest in an education they can get on their terms. It’s easy to understand the appeal of distance learning: even with a full workload and family responsibilities, you can simply open your laptop, expand your mind and focus on your future. Students no longer have to pause their work and life responsibilities to advance their education.
Fully online courses give students pathways to success where there may have been roadblocks before. Remote learning is an excellent compromise for many professionals and learners who have little time but plenty of motivation.
There are many reasons why students chose to take online classes. Below, read about eight benefits unique to online learning:
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In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org. The University’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. DeVry is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Arlington Campus: 1400 Crystal Dr., Ste. 120, Arlington, VA 22202. DeVry University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, www.tn.gov/thec. Lisle Campus: 4225 Naperville Rd, Suite 400, Lisle, IL 60532. Unresolved complaints may be reported to the Illinois Board of Higher Education through the online compliant system https://complaints.ibhe.org/. View DeVry University’s complaint process https://www.devry.edu/compliance/student-complaint-procedure.html Program availability varies by location. In site-based programs, students will be required to take a substantial amount of coursework online to complete their program.
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