The recent advance in technology has changed our life in many aspects. One of these aspects is an online education and also called electronic learning. The advantages of online education have persuaded many students to enroll in online programs to pursue their education. Online
education has various advantages in which one of the important aspects is protecting the environment.
The E-learning platform helps in protecting the environment just like online learning reduces the negative environmental impacts that come from transportation, the materials needed for traditional classrooms i.e. Textbooks, desks, electricity, buildings, etc. Are majorly reducing. This reduces waste and conserves natural fuel. Additionally, online learning saves money and time for both the learning institutions and the students.
E-LEARNING BENEFITS FOR ENVIRONMENT
- SAVE FUEL - Students who travel long distance every day just to attend class waste fuel and natural resources. Online learning will allow you to learn from the comfort of your home by avoiding unnecessary travel.
- REDUCE POLLUTION - Online learning reduces the distance travel of students that ultimately reduce pollution made by transports.
- REDUCED DRAIN OF NATURAL RESOURCES - As educational institutes use a large amount of energy for power that indirectly increases the heat in the environment and that will affect our environment. With online learning, the use of excess energy can be reduced.
- SAVE PARER - Deforestation is one of the major issues that affect our environment and we can reduce it by decreasing the consumption of papers. As a traditional education system overuse the paper that is a major waste of the paper. With online learning, we can even reduce this consumption that will benefit our environment.