The history of online education
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Online dating didn’t really begin with the advent of the internet.
The need to communicate to other human beings for love, companionship and sex goes back centuries, with each new technolog...
With the advent of the modern newspaper in 1690, it took a mere five years for the first personal ads to appear in Britain.
One of the very first personal ads was from a 30-year-old man who was seeking young women with a good personal fortune.
LGBT communities took to the discreet personal ads, as homosexuality was banned in the UK till as late as 1967.
The 1700s saw the first ads with coded words, female names as an attempt to find companionship, forbidden by society.
Online learning gives us a choice and is a flexible virtual approach to learning, but it is not easier or faster, and one still has to learn. It is convenient due to zero commute time, no parking ...
Are online books as good as physical books in terms of reading?
Reading on paper (physical books) is slightly better than online, but it comes down to personal preferences. In most cases, students have a choice.
Online course development is a relatively new learning technique, and regular brick and mortar universities did not traditionally have any resources allocated in their operating budget.
Over time, this cost disparity may fade away as online learning becomes a regular part of the budget, and initial capital costs are normalized.
While online shopping was huge enough before 2020, it has become truly mainstream due to the push provided by the pandemic.