by Amy West, KHAS-TV
More and more Nebraskans are taking college courses online, but are they missing out on the classroom community? A new study out of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln says yes. Previously scholars have said students perform better if they feel connected in the classroom. Is that consistent with this study? Actually no.
UNL graduate student Robert Vavala who authored the study said online undergrads learn just as well without strong bonds with classmates. But as our world become more and more digital how important is it to create those classroom bonds online?Share on Facebook