Online learning for the 50-plus adult by Cody Sipe, MS
If your email inbox isn’t inundated with ads for products to improve your sexual performance or opportunities to refinance your home mortgage, then it may well be filled with solicitations to take an online course or get an online degree. Internet-based education programs (also called e-learning, e-education or online learning) are revolutionizing learning as we know it. Never before have organizations had so many opportunities to reach potential participants with continued education—from studying for formal academic degrees to learning a new language, to simply pursuing hobbies and interests. This learning medium is growing exponentially today. It is also proving to be useful in engaging and educating middle-aged and older constituents.