ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Can Online Education Lower Costs and Improve Quality?

Updated on March 30, 2019

“Online Education is the most powerful

weapon which you can use

to change the world.”

-Nelson Mandela


Quality education is one that gives all students and learners the potential they require to turn out to be a successful human being, become economically and financially strong, and contribute their best to the society.

It is important to stress upon not only on education but on the quality of education too. It does not matter even if students spend twelve years or fourteen years, they may not be able to develop their personality, know proper etiquettes, life skills, etc, if the quality of their education was not up to the mark.

The quality of education teaches the student to work effectively and efficiently and for this, improvement in the quality of teachers is necessary.

But the coming generation is growing in such an environment where technology has always and will continue to progress. We are living in a world where mobile phones and tablets are available at affordable prices. Technology has all the solutions for us. If you are traveling and want to carry books, which would definitely make your bag heavier or occupy some space which could have been utilized by other things. Instead, carry a Kindle with you. Kindle is a tablet-shaped, an interesting gadget for book readers. It grants you access to millions of books in one place. Not just reading, it also has the option for audiobooks as well.

Not just this, today, kids believe in pursuing the course of their passion and enhancing their skills. As rightly said degrees don’t matter, but skills do. They want to get a touch of so many different courses even we haven’t heard of. But in the classroom training, they limit themselves to the compulsory subjects and leave behind the subjects they always wanted to study. And when children go to school, parents have to pay for so many extra things like computer practical, library etc, and children don’t even get enough benefit from those things. Above that, not every individual is a book lover, but parents do have to pay for it.

But online education is coming up as an emerging trend. Students are willing to invest more in the courses they want to study and explore. Certain websites like coursera offer billions of certificate courses and have flexible hours. Flexible hours and lower costs are what makes online education as a new revolution. Students can watch the previous lessons to recall what they have learned in the last class which is practically not possible in the classroom training. The positive point is that students can reach to limitless courses from personality development, English speaking to a Business analyst.

Due to the limited time period, students are not provided with the complete knowledge of the subject they study, rather are given just the overview of it. But in online learning, they can have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the subject.

In earlier times online education was just a word of mouth and not everybody had access to the internet connection. But today the scenario has changed completely, every individual has a reach to it and additionally, online learning provides courses at cheaper rates Lower Costs is what making more students incline towards Online Education. According to a recent survey, Secondary school graduates are bound to seek after their higher education totally online, and this is to a great extent brought about by the soaring expenses of school educational cost.

Not far back, eLearning was observed as a source, intended to provide complete knowledge through long distance learning. Nowadays, in any case, online training is progressively being viewed as a suitable option in contrast to the conventional way of going to school.

Adaptability, Flexible hours, cooperation, interaction among different teachers and access to advanced learning materials are regularly referred to just like the more prominent focal points of online instruction, however educational cost costs are turning into the most imperative elements among the students who incline towards the computerized online grounds to the physical grounds. Preceding the worldwide financial crisis of 2008, eLearning was for the most part centered around Master degrees, extra credit etc; these days, secondary school graduates lean toward examining on the web essentially because of the way that the expenses of school educational cost are taking off.

Another Expensive reality of on-campus training is the textbooks that online education alleviates. Because of eLearning, a large number of the course materials are incorporated into the curriculum. The hidden innovation that makes this conceivable, similar to the high-speed internet that learners can really manage, is very different from the situation only 10 years ago.

The time-saving advantage of online education over the classroom is more helpful. Evacuating travel time is a colossal factor in why online training is the best choice for certain individuals. Individuals who are busy or occupied in daily chores, juggling work with childcare plans, may possess energy for contemplating, yet traveling can be troublesome sometimes.

Even the transportation costs can be reduced when college students choose the e-learning mode. Many students even have to pay the toll fees, parking fees in the campus, petrol etc. Most important traveling daily in metro cities has become a really tough job. Traveling at peak hours and passing through the traffic increases stress. By the time the student reaches home, he is so exhausted and not in a condition to do any further activity.

Whereas in e-learning sit at your own comfortable chair, study whenever you want to and lots of reduction on miscellaneous expenses.

When it comes to quality education; teachers are also more concerned these days whether the child is understanding the things better in the classroom or through eLearning. And this is where eLearning got more preference. Teachers or experts have started their own YouTube channel, giving a complete knowledge.

Undergrads who go online to get their degrees for the reason of financially backward, won't get a lesser knowledge.

With this impact, it is essential to recall that even Steve Jobs, chose to review his courses at Reed College since he couldn't bear the cost of education.

This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.

© 2019 Hetal

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://maven.io/company/pages/privacy

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)