Some universities now offer their courses on the Internet so that people can study online. Is this a positive or negative development?

There is an increasing number of universities and colleges expanding their educational domain to online courses. While some people claim that it springs many negative points of learning.
This
essay will point out some positive aspects of online learning. There are various reasons why people believe that study on the Internet is less effective than traditional learning method. The
first
reason is that with conventional teaching method, students have an environment to interact with both teachers and their peers. While with online courses, interaction is somehow restricted.
Therefore
, through studying face to face, it will significantly help learners increase team-working skills.
Secondly
, with online learning methods, it depends a lot on surrounding elements
such
as wifi stability or noise in order to create a good lesson. It means that
this
teaching way will sort of restraining students’ knowledge absorption.
However
, the supporters of
this
idea claim numerous perks that
this
teaching method brings us.
Firstly
, by being able to
enroll
register formally as a participant or member
enrol
in online courses, Universities are now opening a window of opportunity for those who are living far away from school to approach the knowledge horizon.
For example
, by opening online-distant learning courses, Cambridge University
is
Suggestion
are
now the school of
million students
Suggestion
a million students
around the world
such
as Vietnam or Singapore. Another reason is that the tuition of online courses is much more reasonable than that of traditional methods. In fact, students do not have to pay for the cost of school facilities or traditional examination process. It means that all classes of society can now approach and equip knowledge, which leads to an increase in the quality of workers in the future. To sum up,
although
there are some negative impacts of learning online, people cannot deny the benefits that online learning courses bring us.
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Include an introduction and conclusion

A conclusion is essential for IELTS writing task 2. It is more important than most people realise. You will be penalised for missing a conclusion in your IELTS essay.

The easiest paragraph to write in an essay is the conclusion paragraph. This is because the paragraph mostly contains information that has already been presented in the essay – it is just the repetition of some information written in the introduction paragraph and supporting paragraphs.

The conclusion paragraph only has 3 sentences:

  • Summary
  • Restatement of thesis
  • Prediction or recommendation

Example:

To summarize, a robotic teacher does not have the necessary disciple to properly give instructions to students and actually works to retard the ability of a student to comprehend new lessons. Therefore, it is clear that the idea of running a classroom completely by a machine cannot be supported. After thorough analysis on this subject, it is predicted that the adverse effects of the debate over technology-driven teaching will always be greater than the positive effects, and because of this, classroom teachers will never be substituted for technology.

Start your conclusion with a linking phrase. Here are some examples:

  • In conclusion
  • To conclude
  • To summarize
  • Finally
  • In a nutshell
  • In general

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