Online Education & School Students: A Reality Check
Priti Verma1, Anjali Trivedi2
1Dr. Priti Verma, Assistant Professor School of Business Studies Sharda University, Greater Noida (U.P.) India.
2Anjali Trivedi, Research Scholar School of Business Studies Sharda University, Greater Noida (U.P.) India.
Manuscript received on November 15, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on November 23, 2019. | Manuscript published on November 30, 2019. | PP: 254-260 | Volume-8 Issue-4, November 2019. | Retrieval Number: D6765118419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.D6765.118419
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Abstract: Online Education, a technology based modern tool of education, a class without wall and boundary; with a trail of advantages associated with it: Easy availability, global accessibility, affordable cost, flexibility of time, and green examination system; has gained popularity all over the world. In India, its use is being encouraged in the field of Higher Education, and the results appear to be positive. However, at Secondary School level, it is still at nascent stage. The objective of the paper is to find out whether in the secondary schools, the teachers, students and Parents are aware of the on line courses and are they willing to learn through online tuitions. This paper analyses the views of the students, parents and teachers regarding their ICT usage and whether they consider online education or courses as an ideal option for learning. The paper further discusses the acceptance and popularity of online education amongst the students, teachers & the parents. The findings show that on line education is not popular amongst the school going children, their parents as well as the teachers .It is almost the last choice for them. This questions the awareness of importance of online education among the concerned stakeholders.
Keywords: Online Courses, Digitization, Modern Methods Of Teaching/Learning, ICT Usage..
Scope of the Article: Online Learning Systems.