ONLINE LEARNING

PROGRESSIVE. ADAPTABLE. POSSIBLE.

You see a brighter future. You think outside the box. That is precisely why you're here. Let's carry out your next great accomplishment, together.

At Strayer University, we understand how much you regard your educational aspirations, but we also appreciate that everything else in your life, at this moment, is exceptionally important to you as well. Our instructional model, a combination of on-campus and online classes, is designed to help further your education while you meet life's other demands.

Enrolling in one of the online degree programs offered through a virtual school like Strayer University makes sense for a great number of adult learners. By integrating online courses into a busy lifestyle that includes earning a living and/or raising a family, you get to experience the flexibility and convenience that distinguishes distance learning from traditional learning environments.

We anticipate you're considering multiple online colleges for the furthering of your education, and we're pleased your research has led you here. Let us answer your questions about online learning, including what it is, how it works, what you need to know before online school begins, and the pros and cons of attending an online university.

Your success matters to us. Let's make this work.

A Look at Blended Learning

When you have a lot going on in your life and want to add a curriculum of higher learning to the mix, Strayer University provides educational programs that you can manage alongside your current commitments. This includes a strategic balance between e-learning from the convenience of your computer and critical in-person, hands-on learning in a campus setting. This style of blended learning affords busy adults the flexibility to pursue online degrees without having to make too many personal sacrifices. Lives are not put on hold at Strayer University—they are enhanced.

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Preparing for Online Learning

Whether your memories of receiving an education are from high school or a traditional college, taking online classes is quite a different experience. Most of the time, you will be in charge of your classroom, and this means you'll need to determine an environment that works best for you. Before you begin participating in distance learning, you'll need to make some decisions about your homework schedule, a reliable computer and Internet connection, a workspace free from distraction, and more. Developing a plan in advance will be a significant key to your success.

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What the Online Class Looks Like

When your first day of school is approaching, you'll want to know: "How do online classes work?" Simply put, they work when you work. You will discover the online learning model is similar to attending a classroom that stays open at all hours. Sometime interactions are live, and other times you're corresponding much like you might within a social media environment. You will become immersed in a community of educators and other online learners while participating in sophisticated learning modules that can record and report your progress. One thing is for sure: the infrastructure for communication ensures you are never left alone to fend for yourself.

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Benefits of Online Learning (and the Challenges)

There are many advantages to online classes, some of which you've likely already identified—flexibility, convenience, and innovation, for starters. Some of the most significant benefits will become clear once you see how much you've accomplished without having turned your life upside down. We urge you to browse student testimonials for great insight. At the same time, it's important to consider if online learning is an effective model for you. Are you self-disciplined? Can you manage your time well and remain accountable for your educational goals? Whatever kind of student you are, at Strayer University we make sure you reap all the benefits of online learning.

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