More and more companies and individuals are utilizing the Internet as an online learning tool, as it weighs the various benefits offered by this web-internet-based learning. Among them are as follows:
The online learning system makes it easy for anyone to learn without being bound by time and place, provided they are connected to the internet, without the need to travel to a particular school. Learning resources are packaged electronically and available for students to access through the internet, so they can interact anytime and from anywhere. The task of learning can be left to the instructor once done, without having to adjust the time to meet with the instructor.
2. Wider reach
By learning online, then anyone can follow this learning activity. Learning opportunities are truly wide open for anyone in need. No wonder then AsianBrain.com, the Internet Marketing learning center in Indonesia, has thousands of students spread all over the country and even abroad, at a young age. Space and place and time are no longer an obstacle. Anyone, anywhere, and anytime, someone can learn.
When learning online, control of success is in your hands. You can choose yourself when to learn, what to learn. You can ask questions you do not understand through the instructor or resource person, by sending an email or joining an interactive dialog at certain times, or by looking at the results of the discussion on the forum provided. You can learn at random, according to your interests.
4. Save the Cost
By studying online, then many costs can be saved. You do not need transportation costs, provision of facilities and physical facilities for learning (eg rental or provision of classes, chairs, blackboards, LCD players, OHPs), and so on. Of course you can keep doing your regular activities, like work.
5. More intense interaction
Learning online, can strengthen the interaction between students and instructors. Unlike conventional learning, students are sometimes still embarrassed to ask questions, with limited opportunities.
6. Facilitate the refinement and storage of learning materials
On the way, the online learning system is easier to update. The organizers can revise the material at any time, so the information presented is always up to date. Likewise with the various facilities provided will continue to grow, to help facilitate the development of learning materials. In this way, the students will be facilitated to understand the teaching materials provided. It also enables students to brainstorm suggestions for improvements in methods and curricula being taught.
There should be a commitment from the instructor who will monitor the progress of learning activities of students and simultaneously motivate the students.
7. Continuous motivation
In an online learning system, the instructor is expected to understand the teaching material well, and transfer it through an easy-to-understand language. It is no less important, continuous motivation can be done instructor to encourage students not to get bored to continue learning. In this way, success becomes a common challenge.