Some universities offer online courses as an alternative to classes delivered on campus. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?

Owing to the advancement of technology, more and more educational
institutuions
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are offering online courses.
As a result
, students are given additional freedom in different aspects. In
this
essay, I will elaborate on why I believe that
this
is a positive development and outline
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benefits.
To begin
with, the opportunity to attend lectures on the internet platforms
istead
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instead

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of inperosn
,
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contributes to a solution of the main struggle of nearly every student, financial strain. Namely, having classes on campus is followed by
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costs which can be easily avoided by simply staying at home, including all transportation fees and expenses of eating out
for instance
.
This
may seem insignificant, but when compounded, it usually
cause
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headaches to both, pupils and families.
Hence
, without a need to visit a university,
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a student
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student
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might save a considerable sum of money on a yearly basis.
Moreover
, attending
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an educational

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institution is frequently highly
time consuming
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, especially for the learners who live
further
away. Not only
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transportation can take you a lot of
time
but it leaves you nearly
none
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freedom for
the
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time
management.
In other words
,
opportunity
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to organise your day to a little detail, including meal breaks, lecture
time
or leisure activities, leads to higher productivity and
consequently
more free
time
.
Therefore
, the less strict the
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is, the more enjoyable the individual will find studying. In
conlusion
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conclusion

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, I am of the opinion that
off campus
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education is strongly advantageous and
thus
the positive development. Hopefully, more universities will offer
such
programmes in the near future.
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