OOIDA Online Education

By submitting this form, I understand and agree that Walden University may contact me via email, text, telephone, and prerecorded message regarding furthering my education and that calls may be generated using automated technology. The truth, however, is that the online space is a better place both for asking questions and for interacting with professors and other students. Distance learning is becoming more popular and so the number of online courses is multiplying, but not all of them offer valid qualifications. Coursera has a broad selection of courses in-session or beginning shortly that you can take for fun or a certificate of completion that shows you’ve learned a new skill. Since its early inception in the 1960s, online education has been constantly criticized for its apparent lack of quality control, particularly the scarcity of high-quality teachers.

In 2012, Stanford, Harvard, and MIT all announced bold efforts to offer online courses …