Academy of Educational Leadership Journal (Print ISSN: 1095-6328; Online ISSN: 1528-2643)

Abstract

A Preliminary Study of Students Perception and Learning from Different Delivery Methods

Author(s): Charles Smith,Malek Hoderi and William Mcdermott

A trend in higher education has been the rapid increase of online classes. In online education, the information is delivered to the learners via telecommunication technology. Economic factors often promote online classes to universities that are seeing a high demand from students for online education. This method of delivery carries both advantages and disadvantages to students. This paper examines the proximate reasons students choose online classes. We survey university students. Although, there is a high demand for online education, our results indicate that online education is not engaging.