I was surprised, and wondered how easy it was going to be for her to study and write something so complex, with only the internet and online community to sustain her.
Since the early dawn of PowerPoint presentations and Computer Based Training courses, online learning has come a long way.
It’s possible to do an Open University course without ever meeting your tutor face to face, and many diplomas available online these days don’t require you to physically attend classes any more, to get qualified.
Teaching can take place in virtual rooms, and students can network together and share ideas without ever leaving the comfort of their armchairs.
How effective can a course be, if you only ever study ‘virtually’?
When you think about it, online training can be much more effective in many ways than face to face courses held in the academic environment. There is no time spent traveling to classes, and you are able to take advantage of the quiet space in your own home to conduct your studies.
The flip side of this is that many people can feel isolated if they are asked to learn something in their own time, and in their own space.
People thrive off the idea of community, which is why any decent training which is conducted through the web and e-mail should be supported by really strong, proactive customer service.
How I translated my findings in to development of my own blogging course…
When I first develop my blogging course, I was concerned that people would find it tough to receive their ‘lessons’ in online installments, and I was not sure how people would take to having advice dropping in to their mail box once a week.
The content is at times quite technical, due to the nature of the subject, so I made sure to illustrate every idea with images, videos and simple steps to make it easy for people to follow.
The results are really positive, and I now see the benefit of guiding people through the virtual environment to support their learning.
I think as long as I am always there to provide advice and support when people get stuck, the online training route can be hugely effective.
If you no longer want to be overwhelmed and understand the technicalities of blogging and would like to join the group of people taking the plunge in to online learning, and benefit from the Income Blogging Course, you can join here:
I’d love to have you on board. There’s no commuting to college, you can study in your own time, and you get to make an income from your blog! What more can anyone ask for?
P.S. The price of the course goes up this Thursday to $97 a month. Why? Because so many of our members are saying it is far too cheap!
Until then you can sign up at the cheap price: