E-Learning, A Revolution for the Better
- by Subrahmanyam V. V.
- Tech, Education
E-Learning stands for electronic learning. It allows for users to take all kinds of courses through many end devices such as PCs, laptops, smart phones etc. These courses are set up through online web pages or portals that can be opened up by an authorized student at any time and place. E-learning is said to be “student centric”, which means the student is in full control of the learning environment. With E-learning students can chose to learn whenever convenient and comfortable for them.
E-learning comes with a ton of benefits and advantages. A student engaged in an e-learning medium can be anywhere in the world and still have access to the same education material available to them at home. Since these courses are self-paced, students have the liberty to study whenever they please. They just have to ensure that the assignments or work designated to them is finished on or before the due date. Furthermore, E-learning is much more affordable than the traditional learning methodology. An E-learning course is only a fraction of the cost of a traditional class room course such a university/college course. Students can also save money on travel and commuting costs as well as accommodation costs. Moreover e-learning also proves to be beneficial to educational institutions as there is less of a financial burden toward purchasing training material and payment for teachers. E-learning not only lifts the financial burden but also offers a more modern look at education. Due to its virtual structure, impartial evaluation can become standardized and any type of bias eliminated. Furthermore, dwelling into the modern benefits of e-learning due to its electronic nature information can be instantly updated. Verzeo