Online Education has always been an available academic teaching way. Frankly, online education is an environment that takes place in a virtual space, which allows learners and teachers to participate and control the classroom by using modern technologies (personal smartphones and laptops) and being able to contribute to the effectiveness of education thanks to the auxiliary applications.
Is it possible in the future to adopt online education?
After stopping traditional education in most universities and schools because of the spread of the Coronavirus, Will these institutions adopt e-learning officially within their curriculum in the near future?
Although virtual classes have caused an important revolution in the world of education, they have a number of advantages and disadvantages, which makes them appealing to some and the subject of rejection to others ..
Some of the most important qualities in this modern education technique:
1- the opportunity to choose the right atmosphere (where is student most comfortable at, not having to restrict himself with a specific time period)
2- additionally, saving time, students don’t have to move anywhere or use transportation instead they can use that wasted time in getting more homework done or having the time to practice some of their hobbies
3- E-learning is also always available and easy to access, Any student can re-watch the same lectures at any time of the day, or for example, if they’re sick or have an emergency they don’t need to worry for one more thing. In that way, online education is very dependable.
4- Self-reliance and a sense of responsibility towards time, with choosing to attend the lecture, then recording his notes, and searching for information on the Internet if it’s not sufficient; Taking advantage of many resources such as khan Academy, Udemy and many YouTube channels.
5- Relatively, if Online education became official in many schools, it will surely cost less than traditional education since the student will not be using a lot of campus privileges.
In reality everything no matter how beneficial it is, if it has advantages it must have disadvantages as well:
1- Little socializing environment, not being able to interact with the teachers and the student’s classmates.
2- Although it may seem very easy to follow, in many majors E-learning can’t be applied. for instance, majors with a lot of laboratory classes and Art colleges.
3- Finally, the difficulty of committing to online learning, many students have a hard time with self discipline without supervision or the needed environment that schools provide.
To summarize this, many universities are adapting to the modern learning, especially in Turkey many private universities had already took the required measures and qualification. We will probably witness a revolution in the educational field in the near future an after this pandemic ends and so we find that many universities can hopefully rely on online education for some majors.