In today’s world, where technology is evolving with each passing day, it is interesting to witness the revolution it has brought in the teaching-learning process. With multitude of advances in the educational arena, Virtual Learning helps turn your learning into a more effective blend as it provides a convenient learning environment for distance learners just like a traditional classroom.
So what is Virtual Learning?
Virtual Learning provides a teaching-learning environment where learners across the globe can interact, communicate, share ideas, discuss challenges, access audios and videos from virtually any part of the world. It is an online class environment that is facilitated with specialized video conferencing application that allows multiple users to be connected at the same time via internet.
If you are still perplexed at the idea of choosing a virtual classroom over a traditional brick and mortar classroom, reading the following can help you make an informed decision.
1. Anytime Anywhere Access
Virtual classrooms have become a thing with its easy access at any time and from anywhere in the world. All you need is an internet connection. Breaking geographical barriers, it allows students to log on from anywhere and access assignments, post their homework, watch presentations, listen to lectures, conduct research and get assistance even while travelling. It thus allows freedom to study that complements your busy schedule.
2. Cost & Time Effective
In the world of rapid growth and transformation, where everything from food to education is high on expenses, Virtual classrooms offer a cost and time effective learning as it not only reduces travel time but also expenses of travelling to and from the institute. Learners can thus save money by not worrying about the boarding fees, travel expenses and utilize the time spent on travelling in doing something substantial.
3. Connect with students across the globe
Virtual classrooms extend an opportunity to students to connect with other students across the globe together in highly interactive virtual classes. It is very helpful as students belonging to different nations bring varied perspectives from diverse cultures. This kind of learning offers an opportunity to work on group projects and collaborate with international students.
4. Customized Classes
The flexibility of Virtual Learning is definitely a big draw for students with a hectic schedule. Virtual classrooms give students an opportunity to customize their classes. They can choose the time slot that suits them. Moreover, students are not limited to the courses available. They can control what they want to study.
5. Recorded Lectures
In a traditional classroom, if you miss a lecture you miss an opportunity to learn. But that isn’t the case with the virtual classroom. Virtual learning allows to record the session, which helps you replay it whenever required either for a quick refresh or in case you haven’t understood for the first time.
6. Instant Feedback
Another perk with virtual programs is that you don’t have to wait for the result of your tests. The virtual setup allows online test facility wherein you can take tests online and get instant result once you submit your answers. This helps you to quickly identify the errors, analyze where you went wrong and improve.
7. Live Audio-Video Tools
True, interactive learning forces student’s attention. Virtual classroom allows tools to chat with other participants or teachers through a text-based chat. You can also engage in verbal interactions through audio-video conferencing by accessing the web-camera. Teachers share their recorded audio and video lessons, which enable them to connect with students.
8. Synchronous learning
Like traditional learning environment, virtual learning allows synchronous learning where students and teachers take part in the learning at the same time but with advanced tools. They connect and interact with each other, share ideas; students can ask questions and get their queries solved on the spot. Both learners, as well as teachers, engage in meaningful conversations and discussions. This not only makes the learning process interesting but also enriching for students.
Having said that, Aakash offers Aakash Live, a virtual learning experience that enables you to learn from anywhere in the country. It provides students with a platform to learn under the guidance of expert Aakash faculty from Delhi, participate in the session along with other students from different parts of the country, interact with the faculty, ask doubts and get their queries solved on the spot. If you too are looking for expert guidance but can’t afford to shell off loads of money on traditional learning programs, Aakash Live is your best yet economical choice.
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