Some universities offer online course as an alternative to classes delivered on campus. Do you think this is a positive or negative development?
Nowadays, University degree is very necessary. Hence, university qualification is recognized by a numerous people. Recently, some universities have online courses to adjust traditional classes. A large number of educators have been confused Whether this is a positive or negative development
Firstly, online courses have a great deal of benefits and convenience to learner. In other hand, online courses also have a numerous disadvantages to lecturer and student.
Initially, Distance learning offers undoubtful advantages for working people. Learner can be flexible with their time during online course. Firstly, people can save time for moving between their home and school. Secondly, They can learn in any kinds of weather. Thirly, Universities can save a great deal of money to pay for lecturer teaching directly, electricity bill and other equipments and facilities.
But online courses also have some requirements to need to meet. If you want to learn in online course, firstly you have to have modern technology devices connecting internet. Secondly, you need to have good self-regulation. Without teaching, monitoring and instructing from lecturers, knowledge and qualification of graduates could be shortage or weaker.
In conclusion, online course has both positive and negative points. Universities and students should think carefully and choose form of learning to bring more benefits for themselves.