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Which Mode of Education is Best: Traditional or Online Education System

With the ever changing trend in technology and revolution of the last two decades of the 20th century, the internet has truly change the communicating and interacting way that facilitates the views exchange in several academic and non- academic practices. Because of this, education system has pursued a new way of education. From traditional way of delivering education with a professor teaching and students listening, now time has changed a lot with the help of technological improvements that blessed us a new way of learning i.e. online education system.

Education has its own importance that we cannot avoid whether you choose to learn from traditional way or online education system. Both the systems have their own importance and will equally help in providing a good level of education as well as employment opportunities.

The traditional educational system is still the most stable and expensive among other education systems. However with each passing day, learning online is getting more popular because it is less expensive and sometimes you can learn without pay a single penny. With online education system, one can enroll for short courses to higher degree programs whereas traditional way will provide you a method of all kinds of education. Some regular institutes are also there providing both traditional as well as online education.

Whether you choose traditional method of education or online education system, it is totally up to you. In this post we discuss some advantages and disadvantages for both the systems, so that you can choose the very best for your future.

Traditional mode of education

Most common and oldest mode of learning, it is the most recommended way of educating young generation. One-to-one interaction between the professor and the students is the easiest way to learn. Numbers of options are available as in every corner of street you will find a school, college or university. It is the most preferred way of learning by the professors, students, parents and government also because along with education, you can access other facilities such as libraries, cafeterias, sports and other recreation events.

But this method of education is far more expensive especially in standard colleges, schools and institutes and the education level is much higher than other mode of system. In addition, it is a time consuming system because sometimes colleges and universities that you choose are not in your area so you have to travel a long distance to reach there in order to get best standard of education. Not suitable for those who are working and still want to continue their studies and in terms of study hours, it is not flexible also.

Online mode of education

Enrolling for online education is a cheaper choice of learning. No matter how far your institute is, you can learn from your home at your flexible time, yet there is good but less effective interaction between students and the teacher. Mostly recommendable for those who are full time employer and doesn’t have time to go out. Although wide range of online courses are available but you cannot become a surgeon with online mode of education.

Consider all the points carefully and then choose best mode of education for you.

Gurumurthy Kalyanaram, is a professor of business, economics, lawsuit and public policy, a consultant and an advisor. Gurumurthy Kalyanaram has served as University Dean for Research, Dean for Business, Director of the Master’s Programs NYIT, Director of Research and spawned lot of debate, and many lawsuits.

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