Re: advantages and disaadvantages of on-line learning
It would seem logical - but in my experience it isn't always true. I had a group in their fifties who took to it like ducks to water and other thirty-somethings who just didn't want to know.
Oddly, my experience with the "finding time" problem has been the opposite. When students are given the possibility of working in company time they often don't do it, complaining of too many interruptions, too much urgent work etc. When they can do it from home, we've been more successful. In fact, when we first started with this type of course it wasn't on-line but on the company server, and students could only work from their offices. We changed to an on-line course because students were demanding access from home.
Cultural differences perhaps?