Example of Discussion Text with Generic Structure: Distance Learning
English Admin – Today we are learning an important example of discussion text. The topic is the pro and con of distance learning. The development of education system has given that flexible way of learning establish position in the modern educational institutions.
A discussion text always brings two different opinions on the certain discursive matter. This different point of view make readers have further consideration before having acting on the matter. Let’s see the following sample of discussion text about distance learning.
The advantages and Disadvantages of Distance Learning
A few years ago, distance learning was seen as an inferior way but nowadays even famous and established traditional colleges and universities are providing distance learning courses and it is generally considered a way to improve one’s life.
However, people still argue whether distance learning give more advantage or disadvantage. Some of them who see the benefit of distance learning will say that distance learning needs no commuting. Of course it saves money and time that students would take. Furthermore, distance learning can be done at any student’s convenience. Mostly of the classes of distance learning are asynchronous. It means that students do not have to attend a lecture at a fixed particular time and place. Students can review the assignments and do their homework during off-hours or from home. Additionally, distance learning gives more accessibility. No one can deny it. People with limited mobility may encounter the problem when they take traditional class. With the online class system, the problem is absent.