“I have never let my Schooling Interfere with My Education.”- Mark Twain
You can never be overdressed or Overeducated- Oscar Wild
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever”.
Hirav Shah recollects these amazing quotes which are enough to make us understand the importance of education.
“We love to learn new things, to acquire formal learning, and want to exploit our educational qualifications as a means to earn a livelihood for the betterment of our living standards. With the advent of the internet in the ’90s and its vast popularity in 2000 and above, the world of education has been massively impacted by technology. The onset of the internet in the world of education has drastically impacted the way children learn new concepts, illustrations, and grab visuals,” says the world-famous Astro Strategist cum Business Astrologer Hirav Shah.
As per Hirav Shah’s research, almost 89% of people had a computer or a smartphone at home making it a prominent feature of our everyday life.
Therefore, the concept of digital education has become accessible for every citizen across the globe and gradually digital learning has reformed the shape of formal learning. Nowadays, due to the advent of COVID-19, the concept of digital learning has been once again in vogue and as schools are closed, children all over the world are busy obtaining online education.
The Important Ways in Which Online Education has transformed the Way of Learning
Learning proceeds lifelong and with the presence of online education, the entire concept of learning and grabbing the concepts of education has changed to a great extent. Despite 2020, being prevalent as the lousiest years in the world’s history, technology has massively influenced how online learning is grabbed. The latest technologies like Big Data, Machine Learning, and IoT have influenced the way in which online education is imparted to the masses in the year 2020. Due to COVID-19, words like Social Distancing have been the buzzing trends and online education has come out with the most trending trends of 2020.
Digital Education: The Emerging Trend of the Entire Education Industry in the World
The concept of shying away from the traditional means of obtaining education has become the most common tendency among the youths and they are trying to bridge the gaps of formal education by getting increased accessibility to online education.
Why Digital Education has changed the entire trends of imparting education and gaining education and sharpens your skills. Here are the key reasons that influence the sphere of online education and the advent of digital education has transformed the online education industry.
– Flexibility & Great Accessibility: We all know that digital content has grabbed the eyeballs of every person as the formal means of education have been shut throughout the world. The Post COVID era has also marked the presence of digital mediums in obtaining universal access to elementary and higher education.
– Wide Resource Availability: The top reasons why online education is becoming popular extensively is the availability of wide resources for learning. The sphere of acquiring online education is extremely bright as we can choose from a vast number of courses available that can make our journey easy and perfect when we are willing to attain education.
– Availability of Great Networking Opportunities: When we opt for regular education, the networking opportunity to interact with fellow mates is quite limited. But as against it, when we opt for online education, we can connect with our fellow peers quite easily.
Hirav Shah says according to a survey done by UNICEF and UNESCO, 2/3rd of the schools in the entire world has been either completely shut or partially shut. Therefore, obtaining education through digital mediums has become a new scenario for the present world.
The Future of Online Education: Many New Technologies are Yet to Intervene to Make it Bright
Learning concepts through digital mediums has offered a lot of flexibility to us. For those who are working and willing to seek a work-life balance, accessing education via digital mediums has emerged as a boon.
Mobile Online Learning is the New Sphere of Education
Modern learners are eager to grasp new concepts and therefore, they like a personalized approach towards learning. The learners today want portability and easy accessibility to their educational resources. This is the main reason why the trend of online learning has become popular. Mobile learning is a new and hot trend that has become easily accessible to almost every second person in the world who has an outreach to smartphones. An advantage of mobile learning is that it has made the content easily accessible to the learners and through it, we can easily avail of knowledgeable courses in small bursts. Microlearning has made the trend of mobile online learning the need of the hour and very popular amongst the masses all over the world.
Video-Based Digital Content is the New Format of Learning
These days when people have easy access to varied learning platforms and digital content, video digital learning has come out as the other successful model of online learning. The arrival of different social media platforms has given direct access to different platforms of learning. Different channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have emerged as powerful sources of learning in 2021 and digital content has a lot of potential and will expand its reach soon.
Artificial Intelligence Will Make Online learning Expand
The scope of online education is much brighter. Many industries have already seen the emergence of Artificial Intelligence and in the education sector, its practical application will make a vast difference positively. Soon, many universities will streamline operations and its great influence will directly hit the trend of online education for betterment.
Hirav Shah wraps up the discussion by saying that the scope of online learning is extremely bright and the use of technology has expanded the scope of online education. In fact, in the time of the Pandemic, many students across the globe have benefited from the prevalence of online learning. We hope in the coming years, online concept grabbing may influence large strata of students and they can become capable of gaining livelihood easily and comfortably.