Digital Classy: 5 Reasons to go for the Online Learning Alternative

| March 13, 2019

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Online learning has been enjoying a considerable surge in popularity across all age groups and demographics, and this is considered to be the result of various factors. While we can all agree on the benefits of gaining an education, there remain numerous voices that still consider virtual learning to be inferior to traditional, seat-in-the-class learning models.

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