Online learning involves educational courses offered by academic institutions that take place virtually over the internet. Learning is conducted through various social media platforms and software applications. Online learning is also known as “e-learning” and is just one form of distance learning however, differs from a traditional classroom. Students that are pursuing their studies online require a high level of self-motivation and self-control. It is so easy to slip off the bandwagon and before you know it, you are behind and cannot keep track of your course material.
Unisa will be closing its self-help registration facilities, as registration will be done fully online in 2021. This comes after the recent second wave of Covid-19, which has seen South Africa's positive cases spiking beyond the first peak of infections.