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Question: If online classes are as good as face to face classes, is there anything missing from online education that you still get more of face to face?
Q: Some of my friends told me that online courses are not viewed as credible (or the same) as taking land-based courses. Is this true?
Q: I chose online classes because they said I could go to school "anywhere, any time" -- but I just lost 30 percent off my first essay because of when I turned it. What's up with that?
Q: What kind of support can I expect in an online school?
Q: What's the main difference between online classes you take at a traditional school and classes at a school specializing in online studies, or with a strong commitment to online education?
Q: One of my friends is taking online classes. She mentioned she had to do a team project. Why would you do a team project online?
Question: How do I respectfully express my opinions without causing conflict?
Q: I am planning to enroll in a beginning psychology course. Will my instructor mark up my grammatical errors or just focus on the topic content in my assignments?
Q: As an online teacher, is there anything you miss about teaching in person?
Question: What are the expectations when participating in an online class?