How Has Online Learning Changed Education?

Do you know when the first online class was ever conducted? Do you know who conducted that class? The answer may or may not surprise you.

The University of Phoenix began testing online education systems in 1989 and has quickly grown into quite a large-scale operation. How much has online education changed education in general? Thanks to a snazzy new infographic from, you can see for yourself.

Also find out where to take the best online college classes.

Source: Mashable


  1. Sarah

    June 27, 2011 at 11:36 am

    One of the key things about taking classes online are they you are much more responsible for your own education. I took a few online classes along side my traditional classes. They can be very convenient, as long as you are responsible and keep up with them.

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