Most of the students opt for Distance education programs or the online programs as the fee structure for most of the colleges are little high. Hence online learning Courses is the one of the best alternative option for it. When Opting for Online Courses the students should have 24*7 internet facility, so that they can log in even at home and complete the sessions. But one disadvantage here is that you will miss all the socializing activities and the extracurricular activities that other universities offer.
The trend of the Online education and the distance learning programs here are always been lagging behind the conventional college education systems at least now in India. Here in the states an industry is being built around the whole concept.
Most of the students taking the through Online is one of the major growth in the industry in the coming next decade. The best colleges of the country now have a network which is quite enviable and also form the integral part of the charm that these Institutions possess.
A Student now who is pursuing MBA from IIM Ahmadabad who is sitting in trichy can instead of joining the local college. IIM-A arranges the alumni that meet the hotels so that can have the network with them and the other students pursuing a similar course.
Here there are recreation centers and the study rooms, the group learning lessons, the summer camps hence this is the benefit for all students.
The Institute's extracurricular activities here diversify and also become national. Apart from the famous tests there also will be sports and the events that distance learning students will participate in. The students here who are learning with the BITS-Pilani or the IIT Kanpur can meet play the football match in Mumbai and then upload the videos on an online database for the students in the other parts of the world to see. Here each and every city will be just like hostel, large. Online networking will be the biggest thing. Similar thinks activities all over the country that will definitely take place to cater the ever increasing numbers in the distance education programs.
The most possible thing that will happen is the advent of the Private companies that are trying to make money out of every possible opportunity. The Urban shared apartments will become popular for the students to give the exams, write the thesis, or any other activity.
Today there are conferences rooms and rooms tailor made for the different business needs that can be rented by a corporate. If all these special things are there then there should have special places for the students. Recreation centers, the gym, restaurant, clinic and the indoor sports will be the features that will define which companies offer the best services.
It will be the competitive market and the students here can avail a wide range of services as the industry continues to innovate and develop. If the classrooms are coming to the laptop screens then the possibilities are quite evidently endless. One who knows that what our higher education will look like in a few years?
The various models of the distance learning programs become the successful abroad then the Indian students now can look forward to cheaper, effective education and more enriching experiences. Till there is lot of improvement in online education we need to make the best of the various options that modern technology offers us and of course our present classrooms.