Enrollment in online courses grows, but digital learning is not for everyone

Monday, March 10, 2008 | 7:34 p.m. CDT; updated 11:17 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — The number of students enrolled in online classes at MU and Columbia College continues to grow. The classes are a convenient way to continue or complete an education. Online courses provide flexibility and eliminate traditional barriers to education, but a MU researcher has found they’re not for everyone.