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Myths Surrounding Online Courses

Myths Surrounding Online Courses

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The popularity of computer online courses is primarily due to the convenience it offers students in terms of logistics and cost. Nevertheless, despite its popularity, many are still hesitant to enroll. This is likely due to the numerous myths that abound and aim to discredit its reputation as a viable alternative to traditional classroom instruction.

Myth 1: It is easier to take up an online course as opposed to regular brick and mortar classes.

Myth 2: The quality of programs offered by online courses is second rate.

Myth 3: A student must be technically savvy to be able to enroll in an online course.


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