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Do You Have the Discipline to Complete an Online Education Course?
By: Troy Degarnham
Online education is the means by which a specific education system is delivered. Physical addresses and locations are part of the
past as electronic techniques rush in to gain leverage in education. More and more universities that are popular and well known are
adding an online presence to accommodate those who are not geographically able to attend the school. Separate from those
existing schools, there are a number of online education centers that have an exclusive online presence.
Any person with a desire to learn and an internet connection can take advantage of online education. There are not the restrictions
placed on online education as are placed on conventional means. Keeping a full time day job is not an obstacle when choosing this
course of action as most programs also allow the user to complete the work at his or her own speed within a set time specification
outlined by the course. Educational materials and resources are literally unending online and puts most traditional libraries to
shame. Gaining online education provides a nice alternative to physically leaving home to accomplish education goals. However,
there are a few disadvantages that the potential student should be aware of.
To be successful with online education the student has to have the ability to be well disciplined. The workload has to be completed
on the student's own merit and this can promote problems from the start. Online education specifically bases the principles on the
student doing work alone without the direct supervision of an instructor. There is no governing body to demand assignment checks
or to answer any questions that may arise throughout the course.
This doesn't mean that there are no support resources when taking an online educa