E-Learning at school and universities
Daily School sessions have been PAUSED but learning CONTINUES.
Most of the schools & universities in Dubai and other emirates in UAE have started eLearning for their students. There are mixed reactions from teachers and students at this stage. UAE schools & universities are closed as precautionary measure to fight against coronavirus – COVID19. Schools and universities have started distance education through various online eLearning software and platforms. Online classes are the need of the hour.
Various UAE schools & universities have received almost full “attendance” on e-learning after campuses closed as a precaution against coronavirus. E-learning software / platform is none but the need of the hour for any schools and universities.
There are various technical setbacks for student, teacher and parents but no major disruptions were reported as classes moved online through eLearning. Its very important for schools to have a good eLearning platform to provide a smooth learning experience for students.
This eLearning, also called distance learning, is the unprecedented transition for schools and universities. We also see a lot of support from the Govt. There are initial challenges but soon teachers and students will start benefiting from eLearning.
- E-learning saves time and money for schools and students. Traveling time is saved. Flexibility with time is more. Saving of cost in infrastructure.
- E-learning is more affordable.
- E-learning is scalable.
- E-learning offers personalization
- Most COVID19 also, some schools will continue partial eLearning. Some might come up with option of online (more affordable) and office study.
Disadvantages of E-Learning
- Lack of proper platforms,tools and software.
- Online student feedback is limited.
- E-Learning can cause social Isolation.
- E-Learning requires strong self-motivation and time management skills.
- Lack of communicational skill development in online students.
Every challenge brings the opportunity. Its time for us to accept the change and come up stronger. Get in touch with us to understand as to how we can help you combat all the challenges and make you stand even more stronger.
Zdegree Technology, Dubai, UAE