Employment and Online Education Essay

Submitted By misshickman
Words: 527
Pages: 3

Assessing Points of view
HUM/114
Assessing Points of View
Title
Assessing the Validity of Varying Points of View

Assessment A, Part 1: Assessing the Validity of Statements in a Discussion
Online education is not as effective as a traditional classroom
Reasonable
Unreasonable

Getting a degree online gives you much more flexibility in terms of when you take classes
Reasonable
Unreasonable

You can’t learn as much online as in a normal classroom
Reasonable
Unreasonable

You get better personalization and interaction online than with a traditional class
Reasonable
Unreasonable

An online degree will never earn you the same salary as a traditional degree
Reasonable
Unreasonable

If you have the drive, you can get just as much out of the online education as you can from a normal classroom
Reasonable
Unreasonable

Assessment A, Part 2: Assessing the Validity of Statements in a Discussion
For those statements in Part 1 that you determined to be unreasonable, explain your reasoning. It is unreasonable for a person to think that in today’s society an online degree is not as valid as a traditional degree. With more and more working adults returning to get a degree, online degrees are now accepted by employers the same as traditional degrees. However, the belief that online classes provide as much personalization and interaction is unreasonable. Some believe that a traditional classroom setting helps students learn how to interact with other people face to face. After all the degrees students are working towards is to help them get a job in which they will be working with others.

Assessment B: Identify Strategies for Critical Reading, Listening, and Viewing
Explain in 250 words which education path you will be taking and the reasoning used to choose it. Through lots of research and getting advice from numerous sources I have decided to choose a traditional classroom setting to obtain my degree. Many adults seek an online degree because of the flexibility in the scheduling, the time saved from not traveling to and from class, and the ability to multi task while at home. I did consider all these…