E-Learning: A Substitute for Classroom Learning?

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Vaibhav said:   22 hours ago
Yes, I think e-learning is much better because there are a lot of things we can learn online. Some argue that it can be distracting and misused, but for a disciplined person, it is not even a distraction.

Additionally, nowadays, there are many student communities where one can freely ask anything without feeling odd or embarrassed. These communities are very healthy, devoid of hate or jealousy, and always supportive.

Suryaprakash said:   6 months ago
E-learning played a vital role during the pandemic. Which laid a way for many persons to upskill in their careers and for student's education.

The bitter side of this platform is that nowadays internet become a necessity of our daily life, and many students of young age get addicted to this and misuse it. On the other hand students from a poor and rural background who don't have proper connectivity and whose family doesn't have the stability to buy such gadgets did not benefit from this and their academics got spoiled.

Aditya Kumar said:   6 months ago
I don't think E-learning will substitute classroom learning.

-> Classroom learning does not provide us only knowledge but also helps us to develop our personality and leadership skills.
(We had already seen that in the classroom, every student was divided into some groups and this group was led by some of the students among us which help them to develop leadership skills and situation-handling skills. ).

-> classroom learning also help us to develop thinking skills. Suppose there is a doubt regarding any subject arises in a student's mind then if he will in online learning he has only the option to ask it with teacher who will give straight forward answer but if he will in the classroom he can ask it with different different students who will give its own opinion about this which helps in the development of thinking skills.

Aditya Shukla said:   9 months ago
Online education is proving to be very effective in the time of corona because at this time the pandemic has severely affected the education and educational system across the world.

All educational institutions were closed.

ADVANTAGES of Online education.

*Online education offers teachers an effective way to deliver lessons to students.
*Online education is that it allows students to attend classes from any location of their choice.
* Another advantage of online learning is reduced financial costs.

DISADVANTAGES of Online education.

*For many students one of the biggest challenges of online learning is the struggle with focusing on the screen for long periods of time. Students are easily distracted by social media.

*Another key challenge of online classes is Internet connection without a consistent internet connection for students or teachers there can be a lack of continuity in learning for students.

Chandra Shekhar chaudhari said:   9 months ago
E-learning, or online learning, has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with advancements in technology and internet connectivity. While it offers numerous benefits and has proven to be an effective educational tool, it is not necessarily a complete substitute for classroom learning. Here are some points to consider:

Flexibility: One of the primary advantages of e-learning is its flexibility. Learners can access course materials and participate in discussions at their own pace and convenience. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for working professionals or individuals with other commitments who may not be able to attend regular classroom sessions.

Access to a wide range of courses: E-learning platforms provide access to a vast array of courses and subjects, often from reputable institutions and instructors from around the world. This enables learners to explore diverse topics that may not be available in their local educational institutions.

Self-paced learning: E-learning allows learners to progress at their own speed, which can be advantageous for individuals who learn at a different pace than their peers. They can spend more time on challenging topics or move quickly through material they already understand, promoting personalized learning experiences.

Cost-effective: E-learning can be a more affordable option compared to traditional classroom learning. It eliminates costs associated with commuting, housing, and physical textbooks, making education more accessible to individuals with limited financial resources.

Limited social interaction: One significant drawback of e-learning is the reduced opportunity for face-to-face interaction and collaboration with peers and instructors. Classroom learning fosters social interaction, teamwork, and the development of interpersonal skills, which are essential in various aspects of life.

Lack of hands-on experience: Some subjects and skills require hands-on experiences or physical presence, such as laboratory work, art, music, or sports. While e-learning can provide theoretical knowledge in these areas, it may not fully substitute the practical learning experiences offered in a classroom or lab environment.

Technical requirements and accessibility: E-learning relies heavily on technology and internet access. Therefore, learners without reliable internet connections or access to suitable devices may face challenges in fully engaging with online courses.

In conclusion, e-learning is a valuable educational tool that offers flexibility, accessibility, and a broad range of courses.

However, it cannot completely replace classroom learning, as it may lack certain elements like face-to-face interaction, hands-on experiences, and immediate feedback. A combination of both e-learning and classroom learning, known as blended learning, can provide a more comprehensive and effective educational experience.

Deeksha A H said:   1 year ago
Greetings to all,

E - learning or virtual learning is a substitute for classroom learning. But it is not that much effective because students are more active and responsive in classes. Most of the students can't afford for the gadgets such as smart phones, laptop which are basic requirements of e-learning. E- learning also lacks the physical exercises which is necessary for the students. Combination of e-learning and classroom learning can be used. However classroom learning is more better.

Karthik said:   1 year ago
Greetings for everyone.

We barely know about this e-learning before covid. During covid times almost all students were introduced to e-learning. This online platforms for studying will be useful for those who cannot step out due to various reasons, for the students who are taking coachings along with academics as well, during pandemics such as covid it will help us a lot and these platforms helped our education system not to fall behind.

But for children physical classes are suggested as they will learn more in physical classes and this will develop more skills like communication and will need practical sessions for physics, chemistry and industrial projects. Extra curricular activities are required for students which should be physical. We can learn more when we do projects physically.

Kanchan Sadafale said:   2 years ago
Hello! Everyone.

I agree e-learning is good. But only in rare cases or in difficult situations. But physical education is much better than e-learning and takes many things to our experience guide with also takes a positive approach. And one of the most things is e-learning does not give us a real attachment to education.

Ash said:   2 years ago
Hello friends,

E-learning is basically time-saving, the convenient option of education. But, I don't think so it is 100% good for students' healthy and knowlegdable future because there are many advantages as well as disadvantages of e-learning. Like lack of discipline, and lack of eagerness. Everything is far away from just one click so very few students genuinely try to find answers of assignments or homework. E-learning is beneficial for only IT students but for others fieldwork is neccesary. E-learning gives us knowledge but for implementation, we all need a physical classroom.

E-learning is good but at somepoint physical education is also most important. Because without physical education no one can become Milkha Singh, Neeraj Chopra. The most important point there is multiple major issues of networking while e-class, e-exam. Students get stressed due to those network issues sometime student is not able to recollect answers despite doing the study. . E-learning is one of the options not a substitution.

Lavanya said:   2 years ago
Yes, e-learning a substitute for class learning. Online classes is much better than offline class because my opinion students interact with teachers, improve communication skills. In online classes,so many problems to face due to internet services.

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