Online Learning Gaining Momentum For Better Job Prospects
Author: Ray Schroeder
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Raiguru Tandon, Business World
Hybrid learning has gained popularity as 62 percent of Indian adult learners like the concept of combining the convenience of passive learning online, with the quality of active learning in-person, according to a data compiled by Pearson India which has come up with a study of Adult Learners conducted across six countries. It highlights that 27 percent of Indian learners are already pursuing short-term courses while 28 percent of Indian adult learners plan to take-up single subject short term-course with a one-time fee. With reference to the adoption and demand for degrees, 46 percent of Indian learners plan to do post-graduate and 39 percent are currently pursuing BA degree courses. The survey was conducted among adult learners in Australia, India, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom aged 18 – 65 years.