Friday, February 27, 2015

Internet, a Popular Medium for Education

The internet in India has seen a drastic change in the recent years. It has grown tremendously in the country. Being a cheap medium, it is widely popular with every mobile user. After China and US, India ranks third globally in the number of internet users.

The government is trying to further widen the coverage of the net. It has also targeted 2015 for boosting the use of internet in the country. With the rise in its connectivity and popularity, the medium is becoming equally important in educating the masses. In the recent years, the audience has become matured and internet is widely being used as a learning medium.

How internet helps in learning?

Internet is a deep sea for learning. There is enormous content available on the net on any and every topic. There are also many portals available that boost education. One may learn a new term or a whole subject through these portals. It also enhances the general knowledge. Besides, people may get timely and quick news updates.
Apart from these, there are many video lectures, discussions and tests conducted for a particular course. A student can get access to high-quality education or a lecture of a renowned professor in an affordable manner through broadband internet. The internet becomes a savior for competitive exams, preparing notes, making projects, etc. It also enhances campus learning and offers flexibility. One can watch an online video before attending a lecture to strengthen their base or get answers for millions of questions through the net.

Seeing the tremendous growth of internet in India, the HRD department also seeks to focus on online education. The government has planned to launch new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) wherein courses will be available for the citizens for free on the web.

There is so much of quality content on the internet that one can learn new things each day in life. The web provides enormous growth opportunities. Understanding this, the government is seeking to boost internet accessibility and learning. Tikona, being one of the service providers in the country is in the forefront to educate the masses through the internet. 

1 comment :

  1. It's great to see how things such as internet are revolutionizing important issues such as education. Great read!