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Advantages of E-learning

Updated on July 4, 2012

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Benefits of E-learning


Education is one of the most expensive things that can be singled out to an individual. People spend thousands of dollars each year on education. It is considered to be an investment in life that is supposed to bare fruit in the end. However, not everyone is able to afford this expensive piece of life. Governments and developers around the world have tried their best to make education accessible to as many people as possible through the introduction of e-learning.

E-learning is considered to be cheaper compared to physical learning whereby you have to go to the physical location. E-LEARNING has made it easy for most of us to finish our education from any part of the world. There are a lot of advantages that come with E-learning.

Cheap

The best part of E-learning is that it is cheap (really cheap) in terms of fees. People no longer have to spend thousands of dollars to get the education they desire. In fact, there are some institutions that offer E-learning programs for as little as $18 per course. It might sound untrue but believe it or not its possible. Imagine doing a Diploma in a certain field for $18 or a Bachelors Degree for $40. Well, this are some of the honey that e-learning comes with. As you continue reading, you will get to know some of the best and affordable universities and institutions online.

Accessible

All you need to access E-learning is an internet connection and a computer or laptop. Surely this can not get easy than this since you are now able to access education even from the most remote areas in the world. Imagine a Maasai in a remote area of Kenya or any other remote part of the world finishing education online and being awarded a Diploma or Degree! Just Imagine.

Resources

The biggest difference between physical and E-learning is the number and limitation of resources. The internet has made E-learning the best because you get to access unlimited resources in your studies. This is one of the best things and advantages you have. There are thousands of educational websites online that are more than ready to assist you finish your studies for free.


Enrollment

People who choose to study online enjoy enrollment at any time of the year. They don’t have to wait for enrollment dates as it is done in real schools. You can join an institution anytime you wish, even during festive seasons. Virtual is simply becoming the best learning environment for students.

Certification

Most of websites on the internet offer resources to help students learning. The tide has been changing lately as many accredited schools are coming online. People are now able to get accredited certificates, Diplomas and Degrees from world recognized institutions with ease than before.

Availability

Resources and help is always there online 24/7. Online community of students and tutors is always there to assist you. This creates a safe environment for you to complete your studies and get all the help you need.

There are plenty more reasons to make you go for online learning. You can make good use of the internet to do something productive instead of wasting a lot of time surfing and socializing. E-learning is here to help you achieve your dreams from any part of the world.

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      Sulayman Wanambisi 5 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      I will be posting a list of Tuition-Free colleges and universities found online. Be sure to catch this very exciting Hub really soon

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      techhound 5 years ago

      Be sure to check out khanacademy.org for free courses. They have many available in various different subjects. Please note I have no material affiliation with the site. I just love the site and wanted to share it.

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      Sulayman Wanambisi 5 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

      does Khanacademy.org offer certificates?

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      mary 5 years ago

      very encouraging to guyz who lack funds since its available anytime

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