Online Higher Education Revolution

Posted by By Itster at 9 July, at 11 : 56 AM Print

A college education costs thousands of dollars, but that might be changing. If you’re headed off to university soon or know someone who is, you’ll want to learn more about the latest trend in higher education.
The growing popularity of social media has provided new opportunities for thousands of students. Online university programs are cropping up based on social media. Many of these new programs feature first class materials at little or no cost to the student. Four such programs are:
• MITx
• Khan Academy
• Coursera
• iTunes U
Even traditional college classrooms now rely on social media for homework assignments and even exams. If your college-aged student spends a lot of time on social media, he or she may be studying.
To learn more about the trend towards online education, study the infographic below.

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