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Why online learning can be
better than face-to-face
Professor Frank Rennie
University of the
Highlands and Islands
Lews Castle College
Flexibility of time
Library on demand
Access to multi-mode resources
Tutorial by schedule
Avoid travel costs and inconvenience
Fluid geographical restrictions
Records of all discussions
Different cost structure
Enables contingency planning
Facilitates heutagogy (self-determined learning)
Twitter @frankrennie

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