Taking classes online used to be something that was done by people who couldn’t afford to go to college, or perhaps didn’t have time. When the practice of taking classes online first started, many ‘in-person’ teachers looked down on it as an inferior way of trying to learn, because we thought we had all the answers about the right way to learn.
While we’re sure that there are still people out there who look at online education as a lame substitute for more traditional styles of learning (read: sitting in a classroom being lectured at), all signs are positive for online learning. More students are doing it, big institutions are embracing it, and quality is continually on the rise. Read on to learn more from this handy infographic (brought to you by Colorado Tech)