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Question: I have a friend who asked for an 'incomplete' in her online class. What does this mean?
Question: You've been teaching online for a while. What's hard about online teaching (that isn't hard about teaching in the classroom)?
Question: I have a friend who has taken classes at an online school that I am planning to attend. Can I request a specific teacher?
Question: How much time do online classes take?
Question: I am thinking of doing my graduate program online. Do online schools offer internships or practicums? If so, how does this work?
Question: Do online schools make accommodations for students with disabilities? If so, what types of accommodations are available?
Question: I like classroom discussions. Do you have those online, and do they work?
Question: A friend of mine who's taking an online class said that her teacher is really rude when she asks questions. She also said that this isn't the first time it's happened. Is this common with online teachers?
Question: Who can attend online school? What if I just want to take a few classes or change my mind and want to get a bachelor's degree?
Question: What's the difference between an on-ground (face-to-face) course and an online course?