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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Learning

Academics | September 27, 2022

Discover the perks and pitfalls of off-campus schooling, such as:


Thanks to economies of scale, distance learning is now considered more cost-efficient for institutions to implement.


Dull, engaging online courses can dramatically lower test scores for students who prefer more hands-on, active learning.

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