Sitting in classrooms for four years is no longer the only way to get a college education. Use of online courses has exploded in recent years. According to a report by the Babson Survey Research Group, Pearson Education and the Sloan Consortium, about one in three college students takes at least one online course, up from one in ten in 2002, and online enrollments grew 9 percent from 2010 to 2011.
The explosion of online courses
Higher education has entered the digital age with a bang. The University of Phoenix may be the best known school to offer off-site and online degrees, but other schools are quickly joining it. Read more