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Online Education in Nepal: Prospects and Challenges

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 6)

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Page : 1368-1375

Keywords : online education; e-learning; open learning; virtual learning; digital learning;

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Education using the internet refers to online education through where teacher/students interact with each other, share educational materials and knowledge, and skills. Online education system is not only the guide or moderator between teachers and learners but also a huge collection of learning materials (resources) with several learning tools and applications through which learner could learn any subject themselves as their need and wish.Due to COVID-19, the relevancy of online education is grooming not only in Nepal but also in the globe. Online education reflects their prospects and challenges during the implementation phase. The aim of the study to identify the prospects and challenges of online education. Qualitative approach has applied for completion to this study. The study concludes that online education provides equal access to education for all learners, academicians, and researchers. Challenges and difficulties of online education are to solve the problem of the Digital Divide of the Country. The Government should provide Broadband Internet or 3G/4G Wireless Network and online learning devices in the rural areas. They need to have training for the operation of online applications to solve the Computer Literacy problem. This article acknowledged that regular power supply, high speed internet, learning devices and materials, skilled teaching faculty, information communication and technology infrastructure and learning applications to conduct online classes are the major problems of online education. Technical training should provide to teaching staffs by concern institution to manage the learning skills.

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