University of California
Type of paper: Thesis/Dissertation Chapter
Online Education for Adults
Online education provides the perfect remedies for adults’ needs for further education as it is flexible, cost-effective and wide-ranging. One of the most obvious advantages of online educational program is flexibility. Jobs, working condition, and domestic compulsion do not allow an adult to attend classes physically and at specific times. Online education supercedes these ‘time and space’ boundaries.
As compared with traditional on-campus programs, online education is economical. So an adult can manage his education alongside fulfilling personal and family obligations. The most important benefit of online education is its wide-ranging programs that suit one’s interest. One needs not to move across the country to find a university or college with a program that suits one’s interest.