Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Educational Experiences with Traditional, Online and Hybrid Learning Environments
Dr. Binh Tran

The Information Age also referred to as the Digital Age or Computer Age is the current period in human history following the Industrial Age to an economy based on information, automation, and computerization. With regards to education, this Information Age marked by Internet technologies is transforming education by taking it out of the traditional classroom and making education more open, flexible, and affordable. Educational institutions even those that have denied the value of online learning before are without a doubt seeing the benefits and necessity to change that viewpoint to adapt to the times. While online programs have significant strengths and offer unprecedented accessibility and convenience to quality, education and training there are many inherent weaknesses and these can create potential treats to the benefits and success of the entire program. This article compares the different learning methods of traditional, online and hybrid learning with implications of all three and a recommendation for one.

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