Online applications for admissions are going to be the new norm for educational institutions given the pandemic-induced transition to virtual operations. Managing admissions might seem a daunting task considering the various digital marketing approaches and tools to be used to bring leads into the customer funnel. Given this predicament for institutions that have largely depended on offline media to garner applications for their course offerings, a host of admissions management softwares can alleviate the anxiety tied to the admissions season. It is imperative, however, to continue planning for the intakes just as in an offline preparatory mode. The process to be set up doesn’t look different for both offline and online modes. Readily available information to the student prospects, the availability of academic counselors to resolve queries and provide guidance, application form payments, real-time notifications on strong leads are some parts of the admissions workflow that need to be planned with meticulousness.
Frequent absenteeism is a problem with online learning. The reasons are manifold. Poor network connectivity, inadequate digital infrastructure leading to disconnections, student fatigue, and more. Most students now hold the power to “leave” a classroom since that action has been reduced to the pressing of a button. With the online learning system, educational institutions are also finding it a challenge to “mark a student present”.
School management system refers to the management software that can digitise all aspects of school management activities, using a single platform. School and higher educational institutions have begun to implement school ERPs to digitise their operations. School ERP features assist in streamlining all aspects of day-to-day educational management.
The primary purpose of providing education is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to attain success in the path they choose to take. A key factor in achieving this objective is to give students a wholesome and enriching learning experience. In an increasingly competitive education industry, schools and universities have to show students why they are the best option for them.
It is certain that technology will drive the future of education. The new teaching tools that have come up in the wake of the pandemic have proven to be effective for the new generation of learners and educators. With an education that fits in the palms of a student’s hands, it’s now a matter of gaining mind space, in the form of effective lesson retention. Interesting trends have risen in the months that followed the sudden shift to digital education. We explore some of them in this blog.
Faculty management is probably an overlooked aspect in the digital transition of education. Traditional educators have had to find their way in a maze of learning platform features, all while balancing lesson preparations and class management.
Online learning refers to any kind of learning content that is delivered in a virtual environment. Online learning can be video-based, either live or self-paced, taking place in a one-on-one or group setting. No longer outdated and dreary, rapid technological advancements have aided in the adoption of new-age modes of learning like e-learning, mobile learning, and blended learning and gamification.
Post pandemic, and perhaps here to stay permanently, the virtual classroom has increasingly become the building block of the educational experience. When choosing the best virtual classroom for your institute, it is essential to investigate the various features virtual classrooms offer and make your decision accordingly from the top virtual training platforms today. What you’re likely to be looking for is instructor-led virtual classroom software, that is built around live classes taught by an instructor present, and not necessarily self-paced or pre-recorded classes commonly being offered by many courses today. This raises the need for several must-have features.
A Learning Management System is a basic need for education institutes today. In fact, the LMS market was predicted to be worth over $15.72 billion in 2021. With a growing percentage of internet users, and unstable post pandemic world, and an expectation of education that is moving away from facilities and campus, and more towards affiliations, method of delivery and the quality of teachers, the possibilities have never been so vast and the landscape so intimidating.
Learning Management Systems or LMS is a buzzword in education today. With classrooms going online and the UGC’s recommendations for blended learning, turning to an LMS is no longer a choice for institutions that are committed to their students' learning and educational experience.
In 2020, preschools grappled with an unfamiliar situation of online lesson delivery to preschoolers, a group that had no idea why they were being forced to stay home when they should have been out playing.
Blended online learning is a fast-growing innovation taking the education industry by force. Blended learning is an approach that combines online education resources for online interaction alongside conventional classroom methods. It is defined by the physical presence of both teacher and student and allows the student some autonomy over the learning pace, process, place, and time. Blended online learning is a variation of blended learning that includes concurrent online learning via web conferencing to enhance otherwise asynchronous online learning.
While online learning resources have proved to be a boon, especially during these unprecedented times, e-learning has its challenges.
E-learning refers to any structured learning content that is delivered electronically and is typically administered through a learning management system (LMS). It includes e-learning courses, quizzes, activities, videos, games, simulations, and lecture content that is either live or pre-recorded. e-learning is broadly categorised into synchronous and asynchronous e-learning. Asynchronous e-learning is self-paced and includes pre-recorded learning content, quizzes, games, etc. Synchronous e-learning takes place live, is led by the instructor, and taken at the same time as other learners, who happen to be in different locations. This online learning or live online training usually uses a virtual classroom or web conferencing platform that offers interactive features like chat, polling, and screen sharing.
Coaching Institutes in India are highly sought after to help students train for competitive exams such as CLAT, UPSC and IIT-JEE. These classes work in tandem with students’ regular classes and help enhance students’ understanding of key concepts.
With the new academic year in a new normal upon us, it’s likely that you’re in the market for a new Learning Management System. The internet is full of advice…