Veteran Professor Dr. John G. Turner Publishes a Book on the Pros and Cons of Online Learning

2021-07-19 16:00:00 - Ohio, Cleveland, United States - (PR Distribution™)

Veteran professor Dr. John Turner has announced the release of a new book, The Pros, and Cons of Online Learning in Higher Education. The comprehensive book available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble websites walks the reader through the benefits of online learning when compared to the in-class experience. 

In the first chapter of the book, Dr. John Turner explains how advancements in communication and technology have caused different changes in human lifestyles. These advancements mean that human beings need to modify their life habits to match these changes. The book compares the impact of online learning before and after the pandemic helping the reader to have an understanding of how organizations are acquiring top talents.

The Covid19 pandemic has disrupted more students and schools than any other event in history. Approximately 1.6 billion students have been affected worldwide. The socio-economic gap is also likely to increase due to this pandemic. Getting your life priorities right and having the information you need to navigate these turbulent times is important. 

Most of the readers recommend the book for those thinking of furthering or beginning their studies. One of them Irene Williams, Ph.D. urged college students and university leaders to take up the book. 

"The best part is he gives tips to help online students. Self-discipline is one characteristic of an online learner but he goes on to give more. This book is a must-read for higher education leaders and students who want to learn online but want a background in history. Many universities have been doing online education for years and doing it well."

The sudden and extensive shift to online learning for universities and colleges has also presented some challenges such as the lack of access to technology and distractions. Research conducted indicates that 42% of the students indicated that staying motivated was a major challenge when it comes to the completion of coursework. Dr. Turner’s book offers insights on how one can remain disciplined and overcome these common challenges. 

The Pros and Cons of Online Learning in Higher Education is available in soft and hard copy from the Amazon website. 


Dr. John G. Turner is from Cleveland, Ohio but resides in Virginia. Dr. Turner has earned 7 degrees and has been an adjunct professor at Lord Fairfax Community College, and American Public University System, and other colleges/universities. He earned his Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from Walden University, a Master of Education (M.Ed) in E-Learning and an Education Specialist Degree (Ed.S) in Organizational Leadership from Northcentral University, a Master of Arts (MA) in Human Services from Liberty University, and a Master of Science (MS) in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. Currently, Dr. Turner works in a leadership capacity in the Logistics and Supply Chain Management industry.

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