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July 8, 2018

Top 5 Research-Based Online Learning Tips

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by Marianne Stenger, eLearning Industry
How can students be better supported and engaged in online learning programs? Based on the research available, here are 5 ways to make online learning more effective. Some students choose to study online to earn a degree or qualification, while others are primarily looking to further their professional development. Whatever their motivations may be, however, it’s clear that enrolment in online courses is not slowing down. According to the 2017 Distance Education Enrollment report released by the Babson Survey Research Group, enrollment in online courses has increased for the fourteenth straight year. The report shows that 6.3 million students in the U.S. took at least one online course, which is a 5.6% increase from the previous year. Even so, dropout rates in online courses still tend to be higher than in traditional courses. Some of the biggest reasons online students drop out include unrealistic expectations, poor planning, and a lack of engagement and motivation. So how can students be better supported and engaged in online learning programs? Based on the research available, here are five ways to make online learning more effective.

Top 5 Research-Based Online Learning Tips

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