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Why E-Learning Is the Future of Education Globally

In the wake of the COVID-19, the adoption of online learning has increased dramatically, and for good reasons. Considering the added advantages such as flexibility of learning, online will define the future of education for the times to come.

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The Internet has undeniably changed the way we learn today. The recent pandemic has also democratised education making online learning an affordable and preferred mode of education. Students can study from the comfort of their homes without worrying about the pandemic. Moving beyond the four walls of a classroom, online education creatively blends videos, audios, images, and graphics to make learning more engaging for learners across borders. Undeniably, online learning is nothing short of a revolution in the education sector. The demand for online learning solutions shows no sign of fading, and we can say that online learning is the future of education at a global level. How? Let's take a closer look.

Accessible to All

Accessibility is one of the main reasons online learning is becoming a preferred mode of study. Whether you're taking online courses on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, the learning experience remains consistent across digital devices. One simply requires a stable Internet connection, and that's it! You can access high-quality digital content from anywhere in the world. Also, there are no additional expenses of commuting, thereby allowing you to save money and time without compromising on quality education.

Better Learning Outcomes

Traditional learning is usually limited to classroom sessions. This implies your learning outcome depends on what you grasp during a classroom session. Any doubts that you may have will be left for a later session. Besides, if you're absent in a class, you're left to learn the missed topics on your own. In contrast, online courses provide you with the benefit of revisiting the video lectures any number of times. This allows you to understand the topics comprehensively, enabling better learning outcomes. 

For example, the syllabus of the UPSC civil services exam is vast. In that case, you won't fully understand a topic the first time around. On such occasions, you can always revisit lectures as needed and understand the critical topics in depth.

Learn from Anywhere, Anytime

Perhaps the biggest advantage of learning online is the flexibility you receive as a learner. Unlike the rigidity of formal education, where you need to be present in a classroom physically, online learning platforms allow you to access digital content from anywhere, anytime. Consequently, you don't have to run on a clock defined by someone else. You can create a personal schedule based on your learning capacity and take the online courses at your convenience. 

In conclusion

In the wake of the COVID-19, the adoption of online learning has increased dramatically, and for good reasons. Considering the added advantages such as flexibility of learning, online will define the future of education for the times to come.


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