Pune, India (PressExposure) June 02, 2014 -- ELearning or electronic learning is the use of information and communication technologies and electronic media in the field of education. This term includes different forms of educational technologies not only in learning, but also in teaching. Only when there is a person to teach, the students can study, isn't? This particular concept is called by different names like web-based training, internet-based training or IBT, Computer-assisted instruction or computer aided instruction and the list goes on and on. This is a great development these days to enable people to study from any part of the world with just a computer with internet connection. Nowadays, online tutoring is available in such a way that children need not have to travel to conventional tuition centers for studying. Here are certain thing to know about this concept:
Broad term: ELearning is actually a broad term that denotes internet-based education and it can include any type of education like mathematics lecture to color-coded language. Nowadays, many universities are conducting online educational courses and due to the increasing institutions offering education in this mode, there are many software programs available in the market to enable these institutions to provide a hassle-free education to their students. The rapid tool eLearning development is presently enjoyed by the society.
It has been around for a while: Initially, open universities began to use this concept from 1980s and now a number of educational institutions are offering education online with the help of the best elearning tools. Right from the year 2000, many schools are also using it as a means of course documentation and for distribution of audiovisual materials.
Not all elearning is free: Generally, it is believed that only free education is provided through online. But, this is not the fact, many paid courses are also offered and the course conductors create virtual classrooms for providing the best education to their students.
If an individual is offering tutoring service physically from his/her home, he/she can create an elearning platform for the tuition center. There is a rapid tool eLearning development in many countries of the world these days and so when the best tool meant for this purpose is selected, the best education can be offered to children interested in learning from their home itself without having to attend tuition classes physically. Not only creation of the best website and good internet connection, but also an effective learning tool is important for this purpose.