Advantages And Disadvantages of E-Learning ?

by SK Yadav Educational Blogger and SEO at U18.

Advantages of E-learning

E-learning is beneficial to education, corporations and to all types of learners.

  • E-learning is affordable. It saves time spent on traveling and hence pocket-friendly for a learner. Irrespective of which geographic location you are at you can do learning without relocating or traveling. 
  • E-learning benefits flexibility of suitability. Taking class anytime anywhere, at the office, at home, on the park, 24×7 days. Learners can fit e-learning into their busy schedules. Holding a job, they can manage learning with working. They can sit in their pajamas and do learning as and when desired.
  • E-learning provides growth quantifiable tools. Measurable assessments created by instructors or education providers helps to measure the growth of a learner in relation to the  course structure and performance. 
  • E-learning accommodates diverse learning styles. Students can learn at their own pace. They can learn through reading and watching and listening activities. 
  • E-learning encourages learning beyond the provided material through given hyperlinks and sites on the world wide web. 
  • E-learning is more focused on the learner. It makes learning interactive and interesting with the supplied visual aid used learning material in the form of e-books, ppts, and videos.
  • E-learning inspires students to learn internet usage for knowledge. It helps them throughout their career. It makes them responsible for their learning and builds self-knowledge and self-confidence.

Disadvantages of E-learning

E-learning entails technological conditions as it can solely be through a computer machine and the internet. A student must have some basic knowledge of computer skills and programs such as word processing, internet browsers, and emailing for learning electronically. 

  • Slow internet connection or faulty machines may restrict a learner from accessing the internet and course material and cause frustration. 
  • Beginner-level computer skills can make learning complex. In the absence of organizational skills, they can lose their assignment files.
  • As it involves self-learning, students need to be highly self-motivated. Learners with low motivation or self-discipline can find themselves unable to study well.
  • In the absence of routine structures of a traditional class, students may get confused about the course activities and deadlines.
  • E-learners must have good comprehension skills as in the absence of lecturer learners have to study and understand the material themselves.

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About SK Yadav Advanced   Educational Blogger and SEO at U18.

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