Let’s suppose thereis a big storm outside right now and you are tempted to study. The only thingstopping you from going to your class is the BIG STORM and you are a type ofperson who goes with the quote “The Future Of The World Is In My Classroom TODAY- IvanWelton Fitzwater” and you do not want to miss any opportunities or miss any classes, whatdo you do then? Onlinelearning is one of the best upcoming trends in the education sectors all overthe world. This is a type of learning where it is done through the internet withthe help of modern technologies e.g. Laptops, Phones and Computers etc. Thismode of learning has been made easier, in e-learning there are no classrooms.
The students study from a place they are most comfortable with, from a placethat is most convenient for them. So that they don’t have to come out in thebig storm and head for classes. In this case they acquire learning materialonline. The study material could be in text or notes, audio, images and videos.Online programs are of equal value to on-campus programs in term of overallwork load and entry criteria. The only difference is the way it is delivered. Asan online learning student, you will:· Earn an internationally recognized degree· Be taught by academics working at the leading edgeof your field · Be part of a rich and diverse online community And if you arewondering how will the students interact with other online students? online courseshave a solution for that.
This program can interact online students with otherstudents in a number of ways. They use a variety of platforms to delivercontent and allow you to interact with other students. Platforms include:· Wikies · Blogs· Virtual Worlds (Second Life)· Video Streaming Service (Vimeo or YouTube) Nevertheless, everything hasadvantages and disadvantages, people often think online students are not smartenough for a traditional university. They say online students are lazy, andthey don’t get “real” degrees. These claims discourage a high majority of peoplefrom taking online courses, so they get stuck in the traditional educationalsystem that consumes a huge deal of money, nerves and years of their lives. Hereare some advantages for taking online courses:ADVANTAGES:· ComfortDon’t thinkabout going through that heavy storm just for attending aclass for hours, sitting in an uncomfortable chair and suffering from back painat the end of that long day.
You will not be bound to physical class sessionwhen you opt for online course. All lectures and material are provided viaonline platforms, so easily access them from the comfort of your home. You donot have to spend money on transport or anything.