Online Learning Update

July 31, 2011

Online Learning is a Great Option for Tech-Savvy Students

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:01 am

By Catherine Groux, US News

A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that online education can be a good fit for today’s college students, as they are typically members of a tech-savvy generation. According to the study, approximately 98% of undergraduate students and 99% of graduate degree seekers use the Internet, compared to 75% of all adults. Since many young adults are tech-savvy, online education can be an excellent option for earning a degree. using the Internet, many college students are active on social networking websites, such as Facebook and LinkedIn. While about 60% of all adults use social media, approximately 86% of undergraduates and 82% of graduate students said they do the same.

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