The trend of taking education through online is growing. Numbers of learners globally are enrolling to distance learning degree programmes and other online courses to advance their career. But why has e-learning is gaining the popularity? The advantages of distance education has enabled the learners- professionals and the students to take education with ease and convenience. While managing time in the past pace life is big challenge, e-learning has enabled students to learn at own convenient time. Besides, one need not to travel miles to take higher studies. He/she can take desired course programmes from their homeland at distance learning. Moreover, there are many benefits which allows the students to take online courses. Read on.
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From the global scenario, it's evident that the number of enrolment for online courses has increased. In Ontario, Canada, a college has 67% of students have enrolled for the advancement of their career. Besides, 22% enrolled for personal enhancement or hobby, as per source. The online learning has enabled the students of the province to advance their know-how.
According to Bonnie Patterson, CEO & President of Council of Ontario Universities, “As a result, Ontario universities have expanded their offerings of continuing education programs for those seeking life-long learning opportunities.” About the quality of online education, Bill Summers, VP, Research and Policy, Colleges Ontario says, “High-quality and accessible online education is increasingly important to post-secondary students and is among the top trends in continuing education.”
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The story of growth of enrolling to online learning programmes is not restricted to the province of Canada, but similar development could be observed across the world.
Constant effort is devoted by the educational administrators worldwide, to enhance the quality of online education. Especially for the professionals who need to upgrade their skill and qualification benefit most from web education. While working in a company professionals could enrol to distance learning degree programmes and other courses. Learners could engage to educational activity at any time suitable conducive to them. For instance, after returning from the work individuals can take online learning. So, be it day, night, noon or evening, you are eligible to involve to learning any time. Besides, it doesn't matter in the case of e-learning where student lives. One can easily access virtual class with internet connectivity from any location and place. Apart from these two benefit, edtech has enabled institutions to develop and allow the use of various educational apps to the students. Moreover, students can download the digital study resources from the site of the institutions and take learning even without internet connection. Last but not the least, the online degree and diploma courses carry weight to imprint the positive impact over the employers. Thus undoubtedly, distance education programmes have opened new chapter of education in the new age.
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If we see the trend and the observation of the experts, online learning will continue with latest adjoin of techs. Some call online education as the futuristic education. Perhaps the technology, concept and teaching technique has made it the most effective tool of learning in the existing time. And further addition of digital tools and process of learning will make it as the most desirable platform for learning.
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