Online learning, more present than ever
As a consequence of the global pandemic, the education community has been inevitably forced to explore new ways of teaching. As we know, online courses are not a new thing but have rapidly become one of the most suitable ways to keep learning while at home. In this post, we summarise some of the benefits that might help you opt for online learning experiences.
Online courses cost less than face-to-face courses. Many material costs disappear, like commuting. In this way, students can increase their savings on transport, but also on printed books and materials, as online courses often offer an online platform with all the resources that the student will need to be downloaded.
One of the main reasons for choosing online courses is because students often combine their studies with their jobs or hobbies. It is not always possible to attend morning classes from Monday to Friday so the flexibility that online courses offer make them more interesting. You can plan your own schedule according to your needs so that you can organize your coursework time easily. Also, you will save a lot of time on transport.
Physical limitations disappear. In the same course, it is possible to connect virtually with people from all over the world. You will have the chance to contact someone with your same interests but from another continent. A culturally rich experience that can open your mind while learning. Nowadays, in this globalised world, who knows if your new best friend or new ideal job is located 9.000km away from home.
¿What course should I choose? You do not need to worry now about the class location. You will find thousands of online courses on the internet. From private short courses, to official long-term degrees or master degrees. In this way, the student will need to navigate through this huge platform to find the most suitable one.
Each student has at least one tutor. You are not now required to book a slot in the tutor´s busy agenda. You can ask them a question virtually and they will answer you as soon as they can. If you need more explanation, of course you can always arrange an appointment. Also, some online learning platforms provide a forum or question board, a useful tool in which most common questions are usually already answered.
Are you planning to do an online course? Have a look at our new online programme especially created to resemble the essence of a face-to-face course in which you will learn online while feeling connected to a broader learning network. Let’s start a new learning experience together!