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Online learning — exploring the opportunities and obstacles

The last few months have witnessed tectonic shifts in the way the world works. Lives have changed at an individual level, businesses have been through a massive upheaval, and the education sector’s traditional methods have had to transform in real-time. And that’s the transformation we’re now going to delve into here. It’s common knowledge that physical classes have been on hold for a while now thanks to lock downs and social distancing rules. The need then, has been to ensure students remain safe and receive an education at the same time. Online learning has emerged as a savior, allowing universities around the world to conduct classes for students who may be locked down in their dorm rooms or hometowns. Apart from this obvious plus of accessibility, online learning comes with a host of benefits. Among other things, it: