Interest in online learning climbing quickly, but students still have concerns
“Even for students who are used to learning outside of the classroom, this complete shift to online learning can be challenging””
In response to the worldwide quarantine against coronavirus, higher education institutions are acting fast to offer their courses online. But does this increased demand mean that students are satisfied with their online learning experience?
Higher education search and comparison site educations.com wanted to find out. They surveyed over 7,400 current and prospective international university students and asked them about their thoughts on online learning. The results indicated a clear upswing in interest in online learning but revealed student concerns about the implications of a fully virtual university experience.