With increase in number of internet users, e-learning and its scope is expected to widen in next couple of years. Moreover, companies and educational institutes are giving major thrust on e-learning or electronic learning for it is convenient and cost-effective. Efforts from governmental and non-governmental bodies to provide prominence to e-learning can be viewed as a major progressive step for learners and service providing agencies.
Growth and development in the Indian economy empowers people to go for cutting edge education and for education latest technological inputs are mandatory as they provide efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Moreover, e-learning in India is quite popular among young professionals who have joined the work force quite early; however, wish to learn new things, vocation, change career, etc. E-learning has become a beacon of hope for those who left their academic learning mid-way to pursue a job or career.
E-learning facilitates a learning service wherein the learner does not need to go for regular class; rather, he can do so sitting at his home, office and can do the prescribed course at his convenient time. Various top notch institutes in India including of Indian Institute of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, etc. have started offering e-learning courses in various branches of studies which includes engineering, management, trade, business, law, etc. amongst others. The best part is that e-learning is at evolving stage and it would be even more benign in coming couple of years to accommodate almost all kinds of learners.
While e-learning has emerged as a leading way of advanced learning, various e-learning solution providing companies have come up in India in various metro cities which facilitate institutes and corporate companies with latest software solutions. Such e-learning solution providing companies, use e-learning authoring tools such as MS Word, Power point, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash, Authorware, Director, XML Spy, and Visual Intradev, etc. to design suitable e-learning solution to clients which ultimately offer their services to students or employees.
Additionally, there has been immense growth in various sorts of e-learning solutions which can be developed with the help of e-learning programming languages including of Java, JSP, C++, visual basics, VB.net, ado.net, advanced java, Mobile VB, etc. amongst others. Requirement of companies which provide e-learning programming languages has soared in last couple of years. Some e-learning solution providing companies have even extended their services wherein they provide services such as e-Learning Consultancy, Content Development (Multilingual), Instructional Designing, etc.
Then there are some e-learning solution providing companies which are offering web Based Training (WBT) Development, Computer Based Training (CBT) Development, Online Test, Media Production, Scenario Based Learning, Simulation Based CBT/WBT Development, Testing and QA (CBT / WBT), etc. to clients operating in education, training, and HR services. E-learning solutions developed on Oracle, MS access, MS SQL, SQL server, etc. are quite in demand. With increase in demand of e-learning solutions based on Photoshop, Sound forge, Premier, Flash, Illustrator, Corel Draw, and 3D studio Max, Director MX, demand for professionals expert in these has increased manifold.