Gone are the days when schools had huge boards, where teachers used to write about what they are teaching and demonstrate any practical lessons with diagrams. Now thanks to computers, education has advanced to being digital. Earlier, computer education was about computers rather than with computers. Now, students get a firsthand experience on how things work with various subjects animated to give them a better understanding. Learning happens by a social interaction, the students need not sit passively to the teachers’ monologues. They can actively participate in the teaching sessions and individual one-on-one with students is also possible. Students need not stack rows of books and note books in their lockers or carry a huge load of books everyday to school.
E-learning can be done from any place, at any time and by anyone. Flexibility is the biggest advantage with e-learning. Nowadays, there are so many people who work and learn. E-learning has become their saving graces; there is no need to go for evening classes or weekend classes. I am a working professional and doing a distance course. All I had to do after enrolling me is speed up my pc and get the e-learning kit. I never thought I could study as well as work, but now I am breezing through both. It is not just school children and college students who find e-learning beneficial, but it is a huge plus for professional like us who wish to learn while they work. There are even interactive classes where any doubts on anything can be cleared and interaction with professionals is also possible. It also has different types of learning styles, which enables the learners to learn and understand better. This self-spaced. A learner can start and finish at any time and again from anywhere. There are no different teaching methods for the same subject as it might happen in a classroom. The information and the teaching method are consistent.
When professionals like us take on courses, it proves to be more cost-effective than the usual courses that are available across various universities. The online courses also have presentations for a better learning instead of just keeping it textual. So, when it comes to economical and effective learning, online learning or e-learning can definitely score full marks for both. The updating also happens quickly in e-learning. Unlike the traditional learning where the subject can be updated only after an academic year as the books cannot be re-printed regularly. But this is not the case with e-learning, updating is possible at regular intervals instead of doing by the end of the academic year.
Interaction makes e-learning even more interesting. Interactions are provided in different forms, it can be done by simply clicking on the relevant icons for a particular request or by clicking on an object to animate it or practicing certain skills by dragging and dropping items. To make the subject even more interesting, there are education games that are available which…