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Comparing Trends in Education

Compare and contrast two trends in education. Show how each of the trends affects, or possibly in the future will affect, your own professional life; support your ideas on these trends. Consider whether your chosen trends really have a chance of coming to fruition within a reasonable time frame. Discuss how these trends will or will not find a place in your educational setting.

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The most noticeable trend in education is online education wherein online students are becoming an entirely new subpopulation of higher-education learners. This trend will become the new norm of higher education as more people begin to take higher education courses online. These students are from all walks of life but currently more "adult" learners take courses online. Most major colleges offer online classes now and many for-profit universities offer online courses exclusively. The convenience of learning from home or anywhere in the world with internet connection has made this trend a global phenomenon with the potential to become even more ingrained within higher education in the future. ...

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The solution compares trends in education.