Virtual Classrooms were introduced way back in the bright summer of 1995 due to the CyberSchool Project in Eugene, Oregon. Initiated by nine district faculties, it provided supplementary virtual high-school education to the optimum. It helped in breaking education stereotypes harbored for decades simply because it comes as a refreshing new change from the traditional way of schooling.
Thanks to the pandemic, the virtual education revolution almost thrived ten times further. Due to Covid-19, the future guns of our nation adopted new methods of learning and inculcating academic lessons digitally. Every industry keeps on reinventing itself and hence the education industry witnessed new trends in the virtual classroom scene. Here are the top trends in digital classrooms for 2021:
Online Learning spread its wings wider like a hawk due to the global pandemic overnight. It became one of the topmost trends during 2020, owing to school closures due to Covid-19. Learning has gone virtual and people study with the help of interactive learning techniques via computers tablets, laptops, or smartphones. During eLearning, pupils imbibe academic knowledge by reading online content and viewing ‘life’ or ‘pre-recorded classes’. The old methods of delivering education have changed.
VR AND AR-based Learning
The traditional class experience has escalated to the next level with the advent of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). Students are encouraging ‘Experiential learning’ as a mode of advanced education because of its interactivity-based learning. VR offers constructive reality, AR provides an improved rendition of a real image. By virtue of this advanced digital education, learners get the hang of complicated subjects or an intricate lab’s experiment-based concept.
Social Media Inculcated Learning
Social media holds immense power to get content deep-rooted in the minds of the audience. Just as any content goes viral, social media is used for successful collaborations and sharing for an enhanced learning experience.
Teachers provide video-based lessons and classes to students based on their potential to hone their skills and excel in studies while developing a strong-willed personality. Animated videos and study materials are provided to pupils for an interactive, advanced and smarter way of acquiring academic knowledge.
Digital Education has been appreciated by students across the world because it is far more convenient to get schooled within the comfort of your home or carry forward pending academic tasks on a trip outstation. Teachers share study materials, perform online collaborations and online group discussions. Whether someone wishes to pursue higher education while working in the corporate sector or continue their education after a hiatus, online learning is indeed quite helpful.
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