Lie #4: I Won’t Have A Personal Connection With My Instructor

This is the most frustrating lie of all the ones I’ve heard about distance education. It goes on the assumption that in order to have a personal connection with an instructor, you have to be jammed into a classroom with 40 other people who are all trying to get the attention for themselves. In an online

Lie #3: Online Learning is Easy

Is Online Learning “Easier” Than Traditional Classes? Conventional wisdom says that online learning is easy, and therefore it isn’t worth your time. As it so often is, conventional wisdom is dead wrong about that. Online learning is simple, sure – it’s straightforward and uncomplicated – but it sure as heck isn’t easy. Just like traditional

Lie #1: Online Colleges Aren’t REAL Schools

The 5 Big Lies of Online Education – Part 1 of 5 If you’re reading this, you’ve been thinking about online education one way or another. Maybe you’re already a student at the Centre for Distance Education, and we’re preaching to the choir. Or maybe you are weighing your options on how to get career-focused training. If

When Can I Start Online Learning?

Attending school in person and learning online are very different activities. While the classroom learning experience is a tradition that has built up over hundreds of years, no such traditions exist for online learning. That means that you can write the rules, including when you decide to start online learning. It often seems like a huge barrier