How effective online learning is?

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The Question is How effective online learning is? The Pandemic COVID-19 has resulted in schools closed all across the world.Globally, over 1.2 billion children are out of the classroom.The final exam of the semester become stopped.So, what can we do to make our Quarantine effective?Can we go on online learning? Is online learning effective? Do you achieve the carrier goal that you need by online learning?

There’re a lot of questions arises behind the issue.But I surely tell you–the answer of all the question is yes.I’m not telling you according to my own opinion rather statistics also says the same.IBM has found that participants learn five times more material in online learning courses using multimedia content than in traditional face to face courses.Let’s have a look, why online learning is more effective than topical learning style.

1.Less stressful:

Do you remember before the time of quarantine? You have to raise up early in the morning, having small breakfast or not, start running towards the classroom.Sometimes you may make one or half minutes late and fail to attend the class.This is the normal scenario of most of the student daily routine.But in case of online learning –There is no walking up for 7 am classes or rushing through traffic to get to class on time.The program of online classes is flexibly designed allows the student to learn from own place. This flexibility reduces the stress of learners.The student can develop their own routine and schedule.

Another thing, being force to learn at a specific pace can be very challenging and stressful.Where in case of online, student can grasp it from Their own comfort zone.

The last things to be added, in case of traditional classes many students quickly become bored and try to concentrate forcefully which could create feelings of frustration, apathy and stress.

2.Access to expertise:

One example may help you to clear the fact, suppose you’re studying at veterinary science school and having a great interest programming.The problem is that–Your campus don’t provide programmers or you can’t effort to go on programming classes on other colleges or Institutions; as this is quite unrealistic to maintain your schedule. But Online classes allow the sharing of expertise that helps more people have access to education that is not readily available in certain geographic locations.You’ve the chance to finish the module with your flexible time which reduces your tension or concussion.You may get world classes teachers and institutions.

3.Require less time investment:

Many students are put off enrolling in a face to face courses due to the time investment.Walking for classes, waiting for tutors and sometimes for classmates is quite time consuming where online learning overcome such issues. Brandon Hall report on e-Learning within corporations found that this style of learning typically requires 40-60% less employee time than learning in a traditional classroom setting.

4.Opportunity to enroll variety of courses:

Worldwide there’s a lot of online classes providers(LinkedIn, Learning, Plural sight, Udemy, Udacity, Coursera, Hub Spot Academy, Khan Academy, CBT, Nuggets)worldwide and provides several courses.Thus create an opportunity to choose any of topics at your own choices at any time.

According to The National Center for Education Statistics about 5.4 million students, or 25.8 percent of the college student population, took at least one online class.And the number is increasing day by day.Due to it effectiveness its becoming popular. Many experts believe online learning is the future of education.

 

Written by: Rony Ibne Masud
Faculty of Veterinary science
Bangladesh agricultural university,Mymensingh-2202