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The essence of online education in the pre, post and non-pandemic era

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the prolonged closure of schools around the world. Globally, billions of children are affected by the pandemic and are out of school. As a result, the education system across the world has changed drastically, with the specific rise of e-learning, in which teaching is delivered remotely and on digital platforms.

Even before the pandemic, there was already high growth and adoption of edtech, with global investments in edtech as well as the overall online education market set to reach remarkable heights. by 2025.

COVID ERA AND ONLINE EDUCATION

If the coronavirus pandemic has made one thing clear, it’s that online education has gone from an option to a necessity.

Educational institutions such as schools, colleges and universities have been forced to implement digital ways of working to ensure that students can still learn during this time.

Whether it’s a college, university, or trade school, no educational institution wants to slow down the academic performance of its students.

Thus, institutions have reoriented their efforts to adapt their teaching systems to the virtual ecosystem.

And since many institutions already have the necessary infrastructure, they were able, almost overnight, to start offering online courses.

Online education has become the norm now. Here’s how change happened in the pre, post and non-pandemic era.

RISE OF ONLINE LEARNING

Online learning requires a fundamental shift in mindset. Indeed, the digital platform is the medium in itself, not an add-on, which puts more emphasis on learning by doing and using tools and resources that students will be able to use almost immediately.

Digital learning can provide learners with a dynamic and interactive user experience. And since it is accessible to almost anyone with a good internet connection, it allows students to interact with peers from all over the world, giving them exposure to different cultures and therefore different ways of thinking, opening their minds to new opportunities.

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING?

Online learning is here to stay. As computer ownership grows across the world, virtual learning is becoming more viable and accessible.

Global Internet connection speeds are increasing, and with that, opportunities for more multimedia training methods arise.

In a nutshell, we can say that it is the future, not only to reach a massive student base, but also to address the failures of conventional classroom teachings.

Some schools have already started working on developing a new comprehensive online lesson plan for students and several edtech platforms have been introduced, offering professionals the opportunity to upskill and retrain from the comfort of their home.

Virtual learning is poised to bring the next significant change in this dynamic business environment and a revolution in the education landscape.

Online education has become the norm now. Here’s how change happened in the pre, post and non-pandemic era.

CHANGE PREPARING US FOR THE FUTURE

The coronavirus pandemic has forced educational institutions to think digitally. Many students of school age experience home learning from an early age.

And, given their exposure to devices such as laptops, tablets, and phones, for these students online learning will be part of life.

In short, with online learning, the opportunities are endless. And the best is yet to come! Are you ready to join the movement that is revolutionizing online education?

– Article by Lokesh Arora, CEO, Study24x7

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