The next six years global employment sector will likely to experience an impact of technology-surge which will result in a massive job-exigency. And top learning institutes are going to adopt online learning to offer fully accredited undergraduate degrees to fill up the corporate world with skilled people in the next five years.
These two updates can trigger a simple yet most important fact which hovers over online learning and its relevance in the present and the future of education.
Online learning is gaining its ground mostly because of the contrast between a rigid traditional educational framework and a flexible system that is open for change whenever one feels the need of it. If you ask me about the future of online learning and the future of yours the moment you started banking on this mode of learning, I, as a keen observer of almost every social and economic shifts, would say “brilliant”.
From migrant crisis to Brexit – the economy of Europe is changing fast. And the future of traditional learning depends on its power to blend with newer forms.
Lets dig deeper to get the fathom of it. The cost of a traditional degree and tuitions fees are soaring like never before. And no matter how keen students are to learn and earn degrees money is and will always remain one of the main constrains.
Now take look at the first sentence of this article once more and add the following.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) biennial update of employment projections, “By 2020, employment in all computer occupations is expected to increase by 22%, but some IT fields will fare better than others”.
In the near future, the advancement of technology, as it became the core driver of economic development of a nation, will create a massive career opportunity. But are we ready to fill them?
This question will loom large until a proper implementation of an alternative path to upskill students is taking effect.
Online learning is that very mode of imparting knowledge which by infusing with traditional learning will result in a upgraded one.
Simply because it opens up the opportunity for the learners who do not possess a degree required for his job from a traditional school and working professionals who wish to add a wing to their resume. Online learning, offered by various online learning institutes, are designed to purvey a tailored learning opportunity for the learners who are hedged about with their career and other provisos.
Focusing on Interactive Learning.
The online learning module comprises a series of interactive screens embedded in the course page. It allows the learners to communicate with teachers, professors and other learners. Most of the time e-Learning is delivered ‘live’ and learners can virtually raise their hands to interact in real time while in the middle of a lecture.
Advanced learners and working professionals are banking on online learning as this new mode of education is filling the deficiency of knowledge acquired from traditional institutions and skills that are required to stay in the race. And, this is worth mentioning that all the degrees and skills obtained from online learning institutions are well accepted by the employers from every employment sectors all over the world. This is, technically, the reason behind students reliance on online learning and traditional universities are all set to cling on this advanced node of learning to regain its efficiency and fulfil its purpose towards the nation’s collective improvement.
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