Aug 18th

Online education can isolate students, professors

Online education can isolate students, professors
News from Central Florida Future:

Deanna Ferrante, Central Florida Future 9:38 p.m. EDT August 18, 2015

When you have a question in a class or you don’t understand something, what do you do? You raise your hand. You approach your professor after class.

But what if your professor couldn’t see your hand? What if you couldn’t walk to the front of the classroom to receive immediate answers?

This, I feel, is the real problem with online classes. They create a boundary, a cyber wall, which has the potential to cut us off from the knowledge we need and the person who can provide it to us.

This year, the University of Florida introduced a program called the Pathway to Campus Enrollment. The program requires incoming freshman to spend two semesters taking only online classes.

They must earn 15 credits through the program, and when they r…………… continues on Central Florida Future

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