Online vs. On-Site TEFL Courses
The content of online courses and onsite courses is similar. As for the effect of learning, it varies from person to person. Some students like online courses. Because online courses do not need to go to the site to attend classes, they can go to class directly at home, which is convenient and time-consuming. It is more flexible, you can choose the time of the lecture, and you can listen to it repeatedly during the validity period. In particular, most of the users of our drop-out network are in-service personnel, and they can use the time to watch the video to learn. Face-to-face courses are convenientï¼some students prefer onsite courses because the courses are more direct, and they can communicate directly with teachers on the spot. Any incurable diseases can be solved immediately, and the learning atmosphere is warm.
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This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Peixue L. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT.
Compared with onsite TEFL courses, online courses have incomparable superiority. Firstly, it breaks the distance problem in space. Online courses only need to be able to learn on the computer. Secondly, in terms of time, Also, to life lessons, there are also recorded courses in online education, so you don't have to worry about having any time for class. I prefer the online one, please view my summaries below.
In onsite TEFL courses, students and teachers need to be concentrated at a fixed time to teach and learn; however, today's online courses allow teachers and students to teach and learn freely, although teachers and students are far away. However, students can learn at any time, as long as they have the network to learn.
In onsite courses, students are unable to participate in the process of communication because of time constraints and the number of people. Even some students are afraid to answer questions because of shyness. However, online courses break the onsite one. Comfortable, students can type messages and communicate with teachers, fully realize the learning atmosphere of âeveryone participatesâ! Fully mobilized the students' enthusiasm for learning!Students who do not understand the topic can always ask the teacher, but also can view the analysis, each question in the customs clearance network question bank has a complete analysis, the test points, knowledge points, ideas for solving the problem are very clear, let each Every student can understand.
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In onsite courses, students' access to information is mainly through direct communication of knowledge by teachers, which leads to their awareness of using modern information technology is not very strong. And online courses allow students not only to get answers from teachers but learn to find answers by themselves and to cultivate their sense of independence.
Online courses cost less than onsite courses. Compared with onsite course packages, they need to rent a large number of venues, recruit a large number of teachers and also need teaching equipment, etc. But all the expenses are covered by students. And online course packages bypass these hurdles, only a lot of terminals, servers, network bandwidth, etc., relying on technology, part of the manpower on the line, saving at least 60% of the cost.
Students who do not understand the topic can always ask the teacher, but also can view the analysis, each question in the customs clearance network question bank has a complete analysis, the test points, knowledge points, ideas for solving the problem are very clear, let each Every student can understand.
Students can independently conduct assessments and exercises on the platform to view a detailed analysis of answers. At the same time, the system will provide a scientific assessment analysis to help students quickly find weak knowledge points and practice on weak knowledge points until they have figured out each knowledge point. Therefore, according to the above statements why online courses verse onsite courses today.
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