Shift to Virtual Learning: What Does it Mean for the Future of Higher Education?

Shift to Virtual Learning: What Does it Mean for the Future of Higher Education?

COVID-19 has significantly changed lives worldwide, from how people work, learn, teach, and deliver or receive an education. The disruptions caused in the academic world forced educators to innovate, experiment, and learn how to teach effectively via remote tutoring methods.

Colleges and university administrators have been busy re-assessing their technological infrastructure, educators’ skills and exploring the benefits of online classes. Even though the pandemic necessitated a sudden transition to the online environment, many higher educational institutions predict a permanent transition to the virtual environment. Online learning is not new; the ivy-league institutions have successfully deployed it for almost two decades; however, a significant transformation is more visible now. While flexibility was one of the main drivers of the growth of virtual learning but safety and cost have been the most promising points in recent times. Hindsight is always 20/20. However where are we headed? let us learn more about the future prospects though this article published by Yogesh Makkar in a prominent journal in India.

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