Rough Draft for Compare and Contrast essay.
Week 7 Assignment, By Jennifer Franceschi.
Thinking about furthering your education? Well today a student has two choices, that of online classes or the traditional class. Sometimes students are confused about deciding which class is better for them to take, Online classes may be easier for the student, but both offer interesting points of similarities in the areas of environment, teaching instruments and communication to the students.
Students have a good study environment in the traditional class, where as an online class can be taken at any place as long as there’s a basic internet hookup. Students who study outside of the classroom face problems such as, distractions and disturbances while studying. As example if students are studying at home, they are disturbed by noise of family members; noise of machines, such as TV’s and radios. Because students in my opinion need appropriate context to concentrate on their subject, the traditional classes suit best for providing a good study environment without the distractions.
Lack of social interaction is a factor that students should consider when taking an online course. Although communicating with fellow students and instructors in online courses, the face to face interaction is not there. Many traditional classes require students to work on activities with partners or in groups, which, increases the chance of the students developing meaningful relationships that benefit their academic careers. Some students enjoy the group experience and interaction and likely find that online classes are a disadvantage to them. On the other hand, students that don’t like the group interaction and class presentations will find that the online class is to their advantage, simply because they rarely will have to worry about either. Communication with the online classes typically includes opportunities for more instant communication, such as message boards, chat rooms...