Homework or no homework? Many people are still divided on this contentious issue. This conversation never seems to come to an end. Some feel that homework should be banned but others are convinced that it should stay. Why the difference in opinion? There seem to be valid reasons to either side of the divide. However, the debate continues and there seems to be no consensus coming through any time soon.
As of now, we still have homework going on in colleges and other institutions of learning. These assignments have been very instrumental in the learning process. Owing to their continued use, assignments are believed by proponents to be of great value and importance to students and the teaching fraternity. Even with significant opposition coming from some people in the academic world, homework has come this far and is part and parcel of today's learning.
The continued use of homework among students and in learning institutions hasn't been without reasons. There are key advantages that proponents to homework highlight as the reasons why assignments after class should continue. They are as follows:
Homework has also gone through some opposition. Some people believe that it should be banned due to the disadvantages associated with it. These include but are not limited to the following:
The discussion about banning homework in learning institutions continues to invite different opinions. However, we have seen much better than bad days with take-home assignments amongst students. In that case, homework appears to be of great value to the learning process. All that is required is to create balance so that both extremes are avoided amongst students.