When students who attended online colleges and universities were asked why they picked a virtual college over a brick-and-mortar one, reasons such as convenience, flexible scheduling, and the lower cost of classes were given. In recent years, a new reason for attending online colleges and universities has started to appear: the use of the latest technology in the school’s curriculums.
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Many online colleges and universities are starting to incorporate the latest technology into their classroom curriculums. The most recent example of this is the use of LED TVs in online education. Schools specializing in online education have started to use LED TVs to help improve the educational experience a student receives.
The following are some examples of how online colleges and universities are using LED TVs.
Creating Student Centers with LED TVs
Student centers that are connected to various online colleges and universities are starting to become a popular trend in online education. These centers offer students attending online schools an opportunity to interact with other students, while giving them a place to study and concentrate on learning.
Using LED TVs in the student center can help improve the quality of education. Some examples of how LED TVs improve the educational include:
- Giving students a place to meet and mingle while watching TV shows or movies
- Allowing students to view clearer images while watching a lecture or video for class
- Creating a place for students to attend classes or lectures when technology emergencies would prevent them from attending classes
Creating a Realistic Classroom Experience
LED TVs are known for projecting clearer, more defined images. In addition, many of the top reviewed LED TV’s of 2012 come with the ability to connect to the Internet. These two abilities combine to allow a student of an online college or university to receive a realistic classroom experience.
Students can turn their TV screen into a huge monitor that can be used to view live lectures or class videos. The clearer, more defined images will transport you from your living room to the front row of a college lecture.
The clearer image will also improve the quality of education a student receives. Laptops and old TV monitors can distort the image causing students to have trouble seeing what the teacher is writing or trying to show the class. Using an LED TV, students can see a clear image of what is written or shown.
Attending an online college or university is no longer about sitting alone in front of a computer and learning while watching blurry images of past lectures. LED TVs have changed the online educational experience for students and given them the opportunity to have a realistic classroom experience.
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