Online learning has played a vital role not only in continuing the online classes during this difficult time but further eyeing the future with rapid growth.
Online education has been establishing its place well in India during the last decade but proved its relevance more after the hurdles came in the way of the education sector due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Since the pandemic started, it has forced schools, universities and other educational institutes to remote working, which indubitably booms the usage of online learning. Due to the availability of online courses and classes, thousands of students took a sigh of relief else they would have wasted a year or more during the pandemic. E-learning courses have become profoundly popular for various reasons, but we shall discuss a few specific ones here.
As compared to the traditional certification courses where students require to be present at a specific place, the online certification can simply be done from the comfort of your home, workplace or anywhere you are. Not the freshers but those who are working anywhere can easily pursue any course through this e-learning trend. Hence, it provides ample convenience through its simple virtue than the traditional face to face courses. Apart from providing you comfort, this kind of education also saves your crucial time which you invest in commuting along with the extra bucks you pay for travelling. In various ways, it has been proving its worth day by day for all the people matching with their time and management.
The cost of the online certification courses is lesser as compared to the traditional courses. One of the leading causes of this concession is the lesser investment in the infrastructure compared to the offline classrooms. Online courses are a way more affordable option than the traditional offline ones, along with saving money on course materials that are mostly available online at no cost. Many students travel from smaller cities and shift to metro cities to live in rented accommodation till they complete their various certificate courses. Now with the availability of online courses, such students can save that money which they spend on travelling and renting a house. They can easily get access to attending online classes with the only requirement of internet connectivity with a desktop/laptop
Solution of education in pandemic
After the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, which forced an indefinite lockdown to contain the first wave, it impacted badly on every sphere, further putting on hold the future of many students who were pursuing their respective courses. Online classes proved to be a ray of hope for the students and an asset in continuing their classes. It has been more than 18 months, and we are still unsure when this pandemic will end. But, online learning has played a vital role not only in continuing the online classes during this difficult time but further eyeing the future with rapid growth.
The pace of learning varies from student to student and person to person according to their capability and interest. While attending an offline class, a student can miss or forget many important points taught by the teacher, which few students at times hesitate to clear the points they skip. However, the online classes offer much ease and flexibility to view the recorded live lectures for their better understanding. To get more comfort in the study, people can also arrange their respective schedules, according to their convenience and suitability of time, which further enables them to scale themselves.
Undoubtedly online courses will influence the entire education sector with their unlimited positive aspects and convenience in a fast-paced life. Even after the end of the ongoing pandemic, it will continue its rapid growth in the market with its time, money and resource-saving features. Seeing its positive response, several top institutes and universities in India and overseas giving more value to the online courses, which indicate its future dominance to surpass the traditional pattern.
Source: Business World