The selection of these articles was based on the modern advancements of online education. From the sources, recent advancements have been analyzed and collected to explain this educational trend. The selection criterion was also formulated from the process, objectives, aims, implementation and execution of online education strategies. Every source selected address each of the mentioned purpose. Additionally, the other articles address the issue on the advantages and disadvantages of online education. These particular articles further explain the influential factors of technology of these pros and cons. Sources with a general outlook with no particular objective were exempted from the selection. The list also exempts the application of articles with large statements of generalization.
In the data analysis of the selected sources, the use of grounded theory and critical interpretive synthesis would be appropriate. The sources contain great levels of raw data that requires be breaking down and analyzing to fit a presentation standard. In the presentation of the findings, the paper will compare the modern influence of technology to online education to the ancient influence. This comparison will be reflection of how technology has greatly increased the effectiveness of online education. The data presentation will also include a survey of users of online education and their reaction to the influence of modern day technology. The presentation of the finding will also include the relationship of scholars and the online education curriculum. The online curriculum is based on real academic curriculum highlighted by online analysis. . In concluding the presentation, the paper will balance the search based between the advantages and disadvantages of technology influence on online education. The paper will also provide both negative and positive recommendations as highlighted by the authors.
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