Earlier times have witnessed students going to schools for education but with the advent of the e-learning process education is now available at students’ computers. It has proved to be a tremendous spark of hope for people who have been isolated from education due to lack of time and money. The technological advancement in learning is spreading its wings across the globe. In today’s fast changing, nerve-racking and aggressive lifestyle, “advancement and change” has become an inseparable part. CBSE, in order to give a global touch to the education system, has adopted the e-learning process in its curriculum.
Studies have become a web-oriented activity with the arrival of “Internet” in every home. With the flexibility of time and resources, e-learning provides an easy and convenient platform including technology-delivered instruction and web-based training, online lectures, online forums and chat rooms and live virtual classes. Although the NCERT books have provided knowledge to the students but need to refer to many books eventually has been a trouble. Online education system has become a helping hand to overcome this difficulty. An intense research of all the study materials such as question banks, research papers, journals, case studies etc. has taken a shape of an efficient, exclusive and ground-breaking online learning product for CBSE students.
Online learning process is a bliss providing sample papers, board papers, Solved papers and Online test, so that a student can study even while sitting at home and get prepared for the CBSE exams.
The e-learning solution served by the CBSE is a multimedia based learning content developed in line with the NCERT pattern.
Tools as web based applications (Internet, intranet, etc.), PDA audio/video tapes, satellite television; CD-ROMs, collaborative softwares etc are used. Education and learning material is provided through means of lectures, tutorials, performance tests, games, trainings, theoretical content and instructions based exercises and assessment is done through assignments etc. The online features helps student to polish subjects like Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, which require continuous practice, because in these examinations where each and every step counts. Facility of online practice provides various types of test papers for all classes where a student can choose from various options of duration, number of chapter and difficulty levels.
This process has been designed keeping in mind that human mind is capable of retaining picture, audio and other sensory perceptions for a longer duration than words. It has a facility where the mentors and tutors can record the live lectures and pass it on to the students when required.
Video-conferencing Facility helps the students in taking advantage of the skill, talent, experience and knowledge of renowned experts and trainers and students can revise the lessons and strengthen their weaker sections easily. It even provides customized courses to satisfy the students providing preferred courses.
E-learning provides a cost effective and quality education with reliability. E learning is also including games and simulation exercises in the courseware to promote the “learn with fun” model. The online study is becoming a boon for the millions of students appearing for the CBSE exams every year.