What's New in K-12 And College Classrooms?

By Education Technology Insights | Thursday, June 25, 2020

The education platform has undergone significant changes in the last decade. It has also evolved rapidly with the changes taking place in the digital world. By incorporating technology into the K-12 education model, institutes aim to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities.

FREMONT, CA: Technology has ushered in many transformations in teaching steps and student learning. Trends in education will ceaselessly evolve full-steam with the advanced development of new and enhanced educational technologies and tools. The article offers an in-depth look at cutting-edge learning tools and trends, virtual learning environments, and the latest educational technology apps that enable new connected learning models.

The systems give educational institutions the ability to offer coursework and online degree programs to students regardless of location and the devices used to access the Learning Management Software, LMS. They are also entirely customizable educators can add any needed readings, video lectures, quizzes, tests, mid-terms, and final exams, and track student progress through each assignment or test. The ability to customize educational content makes a college or university's LMS a truly educational environment rather than merely an online repository for class materials.

Top 10 EdTech Startups - 2019An initial drawback to virtual learning space is that most of the instruction areas need hands-on training and development of physical skills that must be learned in a laboratory or a similar setting—instances comprising nursing or study in skilled trades like the carpentry or welding. There are many charismatic college or high school instructors who have already perfected the art of engaging students to enhance student achievement. The dynamic personality traits the experts rely on in the classroom might not be necessarily translate into a digital classroom.

The rise of space education has also led to a proliferation of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and other online resources such as Open Educational Resources and Open Courseware. MOOCs are modeled like traditional college classes with assignments, tests, and deadlines. The other two offer resources such as textbooks and class materials that help students who are independently learning the subject matter.

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