What is e-Learning?:
There are a lot of names for e-learning. It is often called:
- distance learning
- distance education
- virtual learning
- online learning
- online education
- web-based training
Types of e-Learning:
Informal e-learning – A growing number websites offer e-learning material at no cost. Informal e-learning such as studying OpenCourseWare material can help you improve your knowledge and polish your skills.
Corporate e-learning – Many business train their employees through e-learning programs. Corporate e-learning can be used to prepare professionals for success in their industry and keep their knowledge current.
Academic e-learning – Hundreds of e-learning degree programs offer a way for students to earn an accredited degree through the internet.
Pros and Cons of e-Learning:
Some students do prefer the face-to-face interaction and real-life discussions found only in the classroom. The independent nature of e-learning can also make it difficult for students to stay on target.
Getting Started with e-Learning:
e-Learning can be a smart way to improve your marketability and knowledge, on your own time and at your own pace.