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Question: I'm new to online education. Does studying online change the educational experience in any way I might not expect?
Question: What's the most common mistake online students make?
Question: I'm thinking about going to school online. Is there a way to make sure the program I'm looking at is a good one?
Question: How many students are typically in an online course?
Question: Do online programs have tutoring assistance?
Question: Are there any potentially dangerous trends in online education? Something teachers and students should be aware of?
Question: It seems like it would be pretty easy to cheat online. I mean, the teacher has never seen you. How do they know that you're really the one writing the papers or taking the tests?
Question: I'm taking online courses from a college in another state. In one of my courses, I got a grade I don't think was fair. How can I complain if I've never spoken to or seen my instructor?
Question: I've heard there is more work in online classes than in on-ground classes. Is this true?
Question: As an online teacher, what do you wish online students did differently?