online classes

Online courses cater to non-traditional students

Despite the traditionally bad reputation of online classes, university administrators and students alike agree that they provide consistent results for nontraditional students.

According to Dr. J. Goodlett McDaniel, associate Provost for Distance Education, having a wide array of distance education courses is convenient for students with various other obligations which may prevent them from taking on-ground courses. 

OPINION: Online classes fail to provide essential aspects of the college learning experience

My first week of college as a freshman was the most exciting and anxiety-filled week of my life.  As a freshman, Mason has been my home away from home--a land of green and yellow growth and development. What I have learned thus far has not only been a function of the essential in-classroom experience, but also comes as a result of spending time outside of the brick and mortar walls.