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Online learning is one of the best methods to excel academically. The huge volume of resources that are available on the internet is one of the main reasons for this. Students are able to prepare for their exams, as well as for their regular classes, through the resources that are available on the internet.
The advantage of online learning is that it helps you save a lot of time. The teacher is able to upload the lessons and the student will be able to use the resources when she needs it. Each lesson and resource can be used by thousands of students all over the world. This is not possible through the conventional educational system. Remote learning is also possible, and even those who are in remote corners of the world are able to learn, through this method.
Online learning also makes it easy for the student, because part time education is possible. The student can learn when he is free from all other chores. Only the important resources are provided by the teachers and so the learning is much more focused. There is no waste of time learning the topics that are irrelevant.
There are a few drawbacks of online learning too. One of them is the fact that the student will not have a teacher monitoring her. This can cause the student to become distracted. The onus on learning is on the student, unlike the conventional learning system. So, online learning can backfire at times if the student is not motivated.