It provides an excellent platform to build relationships with and between student communities as well as the teachers. Student and Teacher engagement is always a major challenge. E-learning and technology can bring creativity to the conventional methods of teaching.
There are technological challenges that eLearning needs to overcome, like the availability of the internet, ability, and people being comfortable using smartphones. This makes it difficult to implement and use in rural areas.
There are concerns about children being over-exposed to technology due to E-Learning. Additionally, keeping the attention of the learner focused on learning becomes much more difficult with the number of distractions increasing exponentially with E-Learning.
Scaled up Reach
Online makes it possible to reach to a much larger audience and that too world over. This brings in a huge business opportunity that can be tapped furthermore.
The other major opportunity lies in the fact the infrastructural costs in eLearning are much lower. This makes it possible to provide cheaper education making it possible for more people to access and afford it.
It provides a huge opportunity for the entire education ecosystem. The online learning space gives easy access to a large customer base to do sales and marketing. Many complementary products in the education space can take advantage of cross-selling depending on the context.