How You Can Know If An Online Course is Worth Your Time And Money

How You Can Know If An Online Course is Worth Your Time And Money.


It is not a strange thing to most student out there that for every course that exist, the level of there relevancy actually differs in so many ways, which is to say some courses are actually very more useful and important than others. Therfore when you are trying to  select an online courses to study, you need to make serious consideration as to which of the course to choose because selection maybe very difficult in some cases.The different online platforms that are available now have made it more easy for all kind of experts to teach online and also a good way forward for online learners also.


However there are many courses online and that is because any body can go and lunch an online course, so,  just because you can easily subscribe with a low fee to get access to alot of courses doesn’t mean all the courses are of good quality or of relevant importance to you and this is a more reason why you need to go into a thorough research before taking any of the course to know it purpose to you. Even on youtube or Facebook you could see alot of ad that will link to various online courses. So, you will just make money payment through credit cards online but make sure the course you  intended to study worth it.


Learning continuously is a major thing for you that want to develop your intellectual skills and knowldege, and taking this online courses always help alot and the following ways will help you differentiate between valuable education that will worth your time and money compared to the rest.


Many online courses doesn’t really give the kind of knowledge you require as such, many of them maybe an expert no doubt but atimes they are not able to pass the neccessary information to the learners and even some of those online instructors just want to make money parading themselves as an expert that they are not.The problem most experts makes is avoiding the basic steps that are required by the beginners because they will always assume people knows certain things forgetten that some people are actually starters in the aspect.


How You Can Know if a Course Will Teach You Higher Skills That Will Worth Your Time and Money
There are ways that have been put in place to teach more higher skils which includes; creativity, design, problem solving, torubleshooting. Therefore learning all this will makes you know and understand the value of the course you are going into. 


1) Find a course that makes you watch and not just talk.
Getting every data you need to learn as been the first step of learning and therefore you are bound to be teach with the data and materials at yoir disposal. But how ever, it is not easy trying to memorize everything you read or see, there is always a need for you to watch videos and be able to practilize what ever you are watching and that will make you learn  more and more with respects to whatever you have been thought through voices and also what you have read.

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2) Research if the Instructor is an expert.
Before you take an online course that you will spend your money and time on, you need to really get to know if the instructor is actually an expert because that will go along way for you to Know the level of expertise you set to get from him.


3) Know how well it gives the right feedback on student wore
The kind of feed back you receive back is very important, if you receive a kind of feed back that is given you more confusion then you are probably not in the right place for learning. The feed back you get from your instructor should make you very clear and understand more on what you need to know more. Teaching and given feedback is a two different thing and because someone knows how to teach does not necessarily mean that they will know how to give the real feedback, therefore you must be able to be sure that your instructor is given you the best feedback that you required. Making sure that the online course you are taking have a very clear guideline and this will go along way to help you.


4) Find a course that give you opportunity to practice.
This is one of the final things  and also most important things you need to know with regards to what you are learning. Therefore you should know about the application of the course you are going through.Therefore the best online courses should be able to encourage practice.
A) Practising  using concepts immediately after learning them
B) Steady consistent practice over the long term
It will not be so good enough that after learning a course in the main time, you could not use it for anything at all. So, therefore you should also try as much as possible to learn the application of the various courses you want to take online so that you can be able to get engage using the course after you are done.


References:
1. How to Determine Whether an Online Course is Worth Your While(Or just a waste of money) https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelschein/2019/06/21/how-to-determine-whether-an-online-course-is-worth-your-while-or-just-a-waste-of-money/#436029f8562d


2. How to Tell If An Online Course is Worth Taking https://studiofellow.com/articles/online-courses/

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