Today we are living in the era of Machine Learning, Internet of Things and Robotics Automation. Things being taught in colleges are becoming obsolete for the Industry.
Thanks to Online Learning or Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)! It has become easier to learn a new skill than ever. Free & paid online courses are available with one click of internet. These courses are certainly addressing the gaps between the college and Industry.
Online courses have a great potential as they offer flexibility to the learners and also provide great virtual classroom experience combined with the power of multimedia.
The Industry has also understood the need of the hour so they are recognizing online courses and considering them equivalent to traditional degrees.
Why you should take online courses?
1. More freedom
You can learn anytime, anywhere. Same lecture can be repeated as many times as you want.
2. Great discussion
Discussion forums on the online platforms are far effective than classroom discussions.
3. More knowledge
The power of technology and multimedia help you in remembering the things for a longer time and also make the course more interesting.
4. Better communication skills
The users also get gain better skills when they use sophisticated communication tools.
5. A more equal world
In real terms, free education for all is the soul of the online education. Whether you are black or white, introvert or extrovert, rich or middle class, you are free to learn whatever you want!
Top online courses*
- Introduction to Computer Science
- Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel
- TOEFL® Test Preparation: The Insider’s Guide
- Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python
- The Science of Everyday Thinking
- Introduction to Java Programming
- Introduction to Linux
- Introduction to Project Management
- Conversational English Skills
- The Science of Happiness
*As per survey by edx.org, 2017
Top Online Courses Providing Platforms
- LinkedIn Learning
- MIT Open Course Ware