Expansion on the use of online platforms
Providing an online education experience for students will allow them to access higher education and acquire online degrees.
What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?
Going from a traditional college classroom to an online classroom can be a significant leap and a completely new realm for college students. With this, the additional cost of living expenses that are associated with actually going to a physical college campus in possibly another city can be eliminated. Students won't have to incur additional costs of living.
Also, when courses are available to take online compared to going to a classroom, this saves student's more time allowing them to take up a job which can help them in paying for tuition. In turn, this also allows for more flexibility in the schedule.
Technology is growing, thus online education should grow rapidly. Yes, one may say that the classroom interaction might be missing. However, the online platform that I'm looking for should be where students can easily interact with the professor and other students and get the most out of their learning.
In every university there should be two options for obtaining a degree depending on people's financial status: the traditional classroom and the online platform. With this, the online platform is a good option for people with low financial income whereas, people that are financially stable can stick to the traditional classroom college experience.
Here's something that can be useful for making this more widespread and making it an option in every university: