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Get Educated: Answers Common Questions About Online Education

eLearning FAQ offers helpful and relevant information for students considering an online program.

Hoboken, NJ, September 10, 2011 --( As Self-Improvement Month, September marks a time when many adults may begin to consider going back to school online as a way to improve themselves and their careers; however, it can often be an intimidating process filled with lots of questions. To help individuals interested in online courses or earning an online college degree, today announced that it has made information available that answers common questions about online education. The eLearning FAQ is part of’s Guide to Online Education series and is designed to give prospective students helpful and relevant information related to frequently asked questions such as, “What are the pros and cons of online education?,” “How is it Different from Traditional Learning” and “What makes a good online degree or college?”

According to the recently released findings of a pair of surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center this year, nearly one-in-four college graduates report that they have taken a class online, with that rate increasing to 46 percent for those who graduated within the last ten years. Additionally, a 2010 report from the Sloan Consortium found that more than three-quarters of academic leaders at public institutions consider online instruction to be as good as or better than face-to-face instruction. While online learning is growing in popularity as an effective alternative to traditional, classroom-based programs, it is still important for students to determine if online education is a good fit for them personally.

To give prospective students a better understanding of online learning and help them make an informed decision, the eLearning FAQ provides detailed answers to questions regarding:

• The quality of online education
• The benefits and disadvantages of online learning
• Things to consider when choosing an online degree or college
• How online courses function and the different types of technologies used
• The future of eLearning
• Links to other resources for additional information

Students considering online classes for college or who want to learn more about accredited online colleges or available online degrees should visit for more information.

Since 1999, has been successfully connecting prospective students interested in online degree, certification and training programs with a wide selection of accredited online colleges and universities. offers a powerful search engine that indexes thousands of program offerings online, as well as a variety of educational evaluation tools and financial aid resources. offers schools seeking prospective students a low-cost, performance-based method to gain national exposure and increase enrollments in their programs.

Lindsey Mikal
Communications Strategy Group
(303) 433-7020

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