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Presentation on Online Learning at UET Peshawar


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Final Presentation for Computer Fundamentals Course at Department of Computer Systems Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar

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Presentation on Online Learning at UET Peshawar

  1. 1. Online Learning Atif Ur Rahman (Class # 30) Muhammad Tufail Khan (Class # 36)
  2. 2. Hello! I am Atif Ur Rahman
  3. 3. I am Muhammad Tufail Khan We are here because we want to tell you about online learning opportunities. and
  4. 4. Contents I. Why learn online? II. Online learning platforms III. Coursera IV. What will you get in the end?
  5. 5. Why learn online? Learning through internet has become so easy, all it takes is an internet connection and a supporting device. (pc/ smartphone etc). Learning online ■ Makes you independent ■ Makes you comfortable searching information online ■ Acquire only the skillset which you need ■ Will help you a lot with your career as Computer Systems Engineer
  6. 6. “The capacity to learn is a gift; The ability to learn is a skill; The willingness to learn is a choice.” -Brian Herbert
  7. 7. How do I start Learning online ? Let’s look into this
  8. 8. There are several organizations which offer online courses. Most of the time, these courses are ■ Affordable ■ Authorized by top universities of the world ■ Offer financial aid ■ Offer a certificate of completion
  9. 9. These are the most popular online learning platforms: Coursera Courses are authorized by universities and financial aid is offered to the needy students. EdX Same as coursera but you have to pay to get your certificate of completion. Lynda Is very popular because of the variety of courses but these aren’t authorized by universities.
  10. 10. Coursera We prefer – because it actually gives financial aid.
  11. 11. Pay the fee Get instant access to the course material by paying the course fee which is usually between $50 to $100 per course (about 5000 – 10,000 PKR) To get enrolled in a course on, Financial Aid Or else you can apply for financial aid. But you’ll have to wait for 15 days after applying.
  12. 12. How does it work on Coursera ? To complete a course, you have to  Submit assignments  Pass the quizzes with required grades.  Complete assigned project.
  13. 13. My first online course – offered by University of Michigan, USA.
  14. 14. What do I get after all this?
  15. 15. You can start freelancing after mastering the skills required in your area of interest. Start Freelancing Master the skills Learn
  16. 16. Thanks!  Any questions?