Do you want to improve your writing?
Try our new evaluation service and get detailed feedback. It's free!


Some universities now offer thei

Online education is a comparatively new trend and thousands of educational institutes have already embraced this method to offer their courses. While a number of adverse aspects of this development could not be ignored, the advantages of it far outweigh the demerits.
To begin with, a plethora of universities in developed countries offer online degrees and short courses, and they have started doing consequently only after proper research. The research proved that the Internet-based courses are advantageous both for the pupil and teachers. The intuitive and methodical lessons offered by an online course is planned by several university teachers and technology experts and hence they maintain a rigid quality. The widespread use of the Internet makes it handy for people to enrol in a course without considering time and distance. This trend has attracted thousands of professionals, housewives and elderly people to continue their education or take courses of their choices. For instance, as numerous as twenty-five thousand housewives in the USA complete their preferred online courses and diplomas in a year. Attending traditional classroom-based courses were impossible for this large number of housewives and busy professionals.
Moreover, Internet-based courses are easier to follow and someone can retake the same lessons over and over again, unlike traditional classes. Thus, a number of students have reported the Khan Academy, Linda, and Udemy, renowned Internet-based online course websites, to be their preferred learning tools. Many skill-developing online courses, for example, have assisted thousands of young people to pursue their career in technology and this has all been possible with Internet-based learning.
The downside of this trend is the cost and lack of proper supervision by a teacher. Courses offered by prestigious universities are often far too expensive for a poor student to bear. Teachers' guidance and motivation often play a great role in a pupil's success and the online course cannot be a suitable substitute for the motivation teachers can offer.
To conclude, technological advancements in education, especially online education, is a great leap towards a world without illiteracy and unemployment. Hence, this is such a positive development though it lacks a teacher's motivation and direct supervision.
Online
education
is a
comparatively
new trend and thousands of educational institutes have already embraced this method to offer their courses. While a number of adverse aspects of this development could not be
ignored
, the advantages of it far outweigh the demerits.

To
begin
with, a plethora of universities in
developed countries
offer online degrees and short courses, and they have
started
doing
consequently
only
after proper research. The research proved that the Internet-based courses are advantageous both for the pupil and teachers. The intuitive and methodical lessons offered by an online course
is planned
by several university teachers and technology experts and
hence
they maintain a rigid quality.
The
widespread
use
of the Internet
makes
it handy for people to enrol in a course without considering time and distance. This trend has attracted thousands of professionals, housewives and elderly people to continue their
education
or take courses of their choices.
For instance
, as numerous as twenty-five thousand housewives in the USA complete their preferred online courses and diplomas in a year. Attending traditional classroom-based courses were impossible for this large number of housewives and busy professionals.

Moreover
, Internet-based courses are easier to follow and someone can retake the same lessons over and over again, unlike traditional classes.
Thus
, a number of students have reported the Khan Academy, Linda, and Udemy, renowned Internet-based online course websites, to be their preferred learning tools.
Many
skill
-developing online courses,
for example
, have assisted thousands of young people to pursue their career in technology and this has all been possible with Internet-based learning.

The downside of this trend is the cost and lack of proper supervision by a teacher. Courses offered by prestigious universities are
often
far too expensive for a poor student to bear. Teachers' guidance and motivation
often
play a great role in a pupil's success and the online course cannot be a suitable substitute for the motivation teachers can offer.

To conclude
, technological advancements in
education
,
especially
online
education
, is a great leap towards a world without illiteracy and unemployment.
Hence
, this is such a
positive
development though it lacks a teacher's motivation and direct supervision.

Other IELTS writings:

  1. It is difficult for the educator to deal with children of different intelligence levels in the same class. Some favour grouping intelligent and weak students and providing separate teaching to each group for better results. Do you support this view?
  2. Travelling abroad is regarded as a valuable and good activity for young people, but some people think it takes too much time and money. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
  3. Classical Works of Literature
  4. Importance of arts in society
  5. The number of elderly is increasing; Discuss
  6. argiculture job for adolescents
  7. Cultural diversity through travelling
  8. A large and famous study center needs an English teacher for young children
  9. The generation gap is one which cannot be bridged
  10. Some people think that people choose their job bases on income.to what extend do you agree or disagree?