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What is eLearning and Online Classes? Difference

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E-Learning and online classes are in trend these days.  Learning had just a single choice which was to go to class and learn. Yet today we have different choices to learn anything we desire. 

A portion of the cutting-edge choices of learning include e-learning, online learning, distance learning, mixed learning, digital learning, and virtual learning alongside classroom learning. 

What is E-Learning: 

A type of distance education in which a course or program is purposefully planned to be conveyed completely on the web. The fundamental component is learning by utilizing an internet connection. The students need to utilize specific methods to get this learning experience. E-Learning, also known as Home-Based Learning with the aid of an online portal that students have access to.

What is Online Learning: 

The students and the teacher interact online via audio, video, or/and an interactive whiteboard. In this type of learning the students take a course from the teacher without physically visiting an actual classroom. The two of them communicate and get familiar with the courses online regardless of whether they are on the same premise. They can send the image of their response online to their teacher. 

What is the difference between online learning and eLearning?

  • E-learning permits the students to interface with their teachers just through the web.
  • They can’t learn or speak with their teacher regardless of whether they are on similar premises.
  • Online, on the other hand, permits the students to utilize virtual conferencing programming like ezTalks Cloud Meeting, and so forth to communicate with their teacher’s eye to eye alongside learning online through the web.


What is an example of eLearning?

Elearning in simple terms, can learn without visiting any location or venue, and the perfect example of eLearning are Virtual learning environment (VLE), such as Learn or Blackboard. Video streaming services, such as YouTube. Virtual instructor-led training (VILT), e.g. WebEx or webinars

What is the difference between online learning and eLearning?

The main difference between eLearning and online learning is the amount of interaction. The students and instructors interact more during online learning, while eLearning is more self-paced