Webinars are a synchronous type of online learning. They allow viewers to tune into a kind of online lecture/discussion for some time and learn something useful. But are webinars better than a traditional online course? Why should you opt for a webinar whenever you have a choice?
Distance learning is gaining pace. Many companies and tutors have acknowledged the advantages of online education and hurried up to introduce this tool into their work. Today we are going to talk about webinars that are one of the popular ways of organizing distance learning.
Nobody will now disagree that the Internet revolution has been leading to an incredible transformation of the learning process, making possible its remote organization. Hence, modern people have much more chances to gain knowledge faster and easier just from their comfortable armchairs.
The traditional way to conduct a seminar is to conduct recurring meetings by professional organizations. If a seminar is conducted within a firm, multinational corporation, or even within an educational institution, the ultimate aim is same, i.e. to present the outcome of a research and to seek and extract more ideas from the viewers/participants. One can see that traditional mode to conduct a seminar is time consuming and it demands unwanted usage of resources.
In the world wherever the change is constant, there will be a continuous want to learn new skills, access knowledge and increase qualifications which are applicable in a technologically driven marketplace in today. In a flourishing digital economy, the demand for the skilled professional with both analytical and technical skills is inspiring job creation and making competition among the employers seeking for securing the valuable talent.
Before online learning became possible, the educational system so very few changes over the centuries. Today, things are very, very different. All students use their tablets and smartphones to take notes. Some of them choose not to attend traditional classes at all. They turn to online education, which enables them to learn efficiently while saving time and money.
Online education is discussed much now. But what is online education itself and does it meet your needs? What are the main pros and cons of online education? Today’s post will try to answer the above questions.
It will be no exaggeration to say that nowadays online testing systems have made a real revolution in learning. Namely, they helped to improve assessing the student’ knowledge. Now, tutors find it much easier to hold exams and follow the results and the progress of their students. There is no need anymore for the tutor to create a test oneself and write down the results into the register, and calculate the average grade. The existing systems for online testing help following the progress of every student and avoid complicated calculations. At the same time, tools for creating online tests get more understandable for both students and tutors.
Even if you have not participated in the latest conferences on online education, you should have noticed that webinars have firmly entered the system of distance education. They have proven themselves to be a tool for holding masterclasses, online training and seminars, corporate education for employees over the Internet.
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