Teachers and students benefit from the unprecedented access to information the Internet provides, as well as from the ability to share knowledge across the globe. Work Ethic Children growing up in the Internet age expect instant gratification.
The Internet is celebrated by many educationalists as increasing the responsibility of individuals in terms of making choices with regards to education, as well as dealing with the consequences of their choice.
The high demand in both cases can mostly be attributed to convenience — for MOOCs, the chance to do a course at any pace from anywhere, in a variety of languages. The Individualized Society.
Distance Learning Made Modern In the past, students could take distance or continuing education classes, also called "correspondence courses," at community colleges and universities. Talking in a positive sense, the impact of technology on education has been extraordinary. Bauman, Zygmunt.
While understandable, these continuities certainly belie claims of radical transformation and disruption of the educational status quo.
The decision to limit the scope of available Internet capabilities is based on economics.