What are online courses ?
Courses which are offered to students through internet based systems or online system where in a students and teacher are sitting at two different places with single interface among them. That is board ( white board) Generally your computer screen.
A digital Pen is attached through which teacher can write from his side and student can write from their side.
A speaker and Microphone at both helps Teacher and student to listen and talk .
Online courses can be taken in presence of teacher or recorded version can be seen for understanding even in absence of teacher. These are also considered as self learning modules.
Types of online courses
- Live online class: Live online classes are interactive sessions with dual communication between teachers and students.
- Webniar online classes: These are monologue classes where teachers teaches from one end and students listen from another end. In some of webinar classes , students response are being taken in between sessions to check interest level and indulgence of students during session.
- Recorded Lectures: This is most common methodology of online class where teachers record tehir lectures like a course according to topics and Quizes or answering modules and question modules like quizes are given to students after every topic to self check. In this method teacher or coachings also put live sessions to clear doubts of students on Live basis after taking problem or doubt in advance.
Benefits of online courses
Availability of Quality faculty for any one and every one: Many students living at remote location do not have access to quality faculty at their place for example Many students preparing for UPSC exam go to Delhi from all over India. Those students who do not have large paying capacity are forced to prepare through their own means or locally. Online classes or Online courses brought those faculties to students. Now a student sitting in Kochin can take class of best IAS coaching of Delhi
Cost effective: Students get updated lectures of good teachers sitting at home and guidance from them at cheaper cost and thus quality learning becomes available at cheaper cost for students.
Less Time consuming : Travelling time to coaching or waiting time for tutor is saved.
Current and Updated course module: This era is of examination and questions and pattern of examination changes everyday. Most of books which get printed can not update their edition every now and then. In online lectures are updated and can be updated on regular basis with exam pattern.
Which of the courses can be taught online
Any of the course may it be for coaching courses like of IIT coaching or full MBA course , all can be online. online SSC coaching and online tuition for board exams are getting very popular in India these days but any course which does not have Practical involved is conducted online.