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Published on September 7th, 2018 | by Bibhuranjan

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The Top 4 Advantages of E-Learning

E-Learning has totally transformed the way learning is taught and imparted to students. Unlike the traditional methods of using chalk and board for teaching, this platform makes learning a lot simpler and easier. More importantly, it has made the entire process effective and beneficial for anyone who wants to up the ante. If you are still unconvinced by the prowess of an e-learning platform, check out some of its advantages.

Accommodates Everyone

The digital revolution of learning is proven to be best suited for everyone. This method has resulted in remarkable changes, particularly on how a specific content is accessed and consumed. What is even interesting is that it offers a way for students to discuss and share topics with others, making the learning process fun and engaging. Believe it or not, online educational courses can be taken by anyone, be it office goes or housewives. For instance, you have a day job but you want to learn about litigators handling family trust legal matters. E-learning gives you access to content specific to this course, and it is something that you can do according to your availability and comfort. If you want to learn at weekends, it is possible. If you want to do it in the evening, it can be done.

Lectures Can Be Taken Any Number Of Times

In a classroom teaching set-up, you are confined by the hours implemented in an educational institution. There is nothing much you can do about it. But with online learning, accessing content can be done in an unlimited number of times. This can even be advantageous at a time of revision when preparing for a test or exam. In the conventional way of learning, if you missed the lecture, you will have to do the preparation on your own. In an e-learning platform, you have the luxury to attend lectures whenever it pleases you.

Faster delivery

This is without a doubt a key advantage of e-learning. When compared to the traditional classroom-based teaching, the former has quicker delivery cycle times. In fact, studies show that this digital method significantly reduces learning time between 25 and 60 percent. It simply cuts down on the training time required for the following reasons:

  • Starting and wrapping up a learning session does take long
  • Learners can set their own pace instead of following the pace of a group
  • Travel time is not needed. Internet connection is enough to obtain access
  • Learners have the ability to focus on elements of a course they want to learn and skip topics they already understand.

In traditional setups, you have to surpass practical limitation. An epitome here is how fast learning can be delivered, as the capacity to do so is limited by the number of available classrooms and trainers. With this digital revolution, organizations can easily create and roll out courses/training programs in a matter of weeks or even days.

Reduced Costs

When compared to traditional forms of learning, e-Learning happens to be more cost-effective. The reason for this is due to the fact that this learning mode happens easily and quickly. Plus, there is a huge amount of training time reduced with respect to accommodation, course materials, travel, and trainers, among other elements.

Moreover, the cost-effectiveness of e-learning enhances the profitability of an educational institution or organization. This is most especially the case with students. For starters, you are relieved by the burden of paying for travel expenses. That is because you can study at whichever place you like. There is no need for you to travel to a city in order to attend training and/or obtain external learning materials.

 

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Bibhuranjan

Editorial Officer, technofaq.org I'm an avid tech journalist and enthusiast at heart. I like to mug up on new and exciting developments on science and tech and have a deep love for PC gaming. Other hobbies include writing blog posts, music and DIY projects.



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