Traditional training vs eLearning
Traditional learning is wearing off at a slow but steady
pace. Each year, introduction of devices and eLearning
platforms into the education sector increases, in order
to meet the demands of the digital youth. Businesses
too, recognizing the advantages of a technology
proﬁcient intern, increasingly pressurize universities
to create techno-grads, who can hit the industrial
ground runing. Indeed, the best way to learn how to
use technology is to teach with technology! eLearning
in universities and schools has been replacing tradi-
tional teachers to enforce the “cross-curricular technol-
ogy implementation”. Traditional methods in today’s
classrooms are more “blended” in true sense – they are
mixed with eLearning.
Apart from satisfying the learner’s convenience and
learning style, eLearning has also ﬁlled the increasing
cost of a traditional classroom course.
Learners no longer prefer limitations of space, time or
pace when learning. Most adult learners enjoy the value
of learning and strive to accomplish their learning goals.
Maintaining one’s learning and personal growth regard-
less of life’s disruptions is synonymous with life-long
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