Will learning be limited to Project-Based Learning in the post-Covid age?

– Dr. Devesh Kumar Singh, chairman, Noida International University

The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted life around the world in 2020. Like many other sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the education sector in several ways. The government and institution leaders have been focused on decreasing the spread of Covid-19 by restricting social contact. Schools and colleges have suspended classes and exams and travel restrictions have had a major impact on students’ study abroad plans.

Where conceivable, conventional classes are being supplanted with books and materials distributed by schools. Different e-learning platforms have empowered educators and students to ensure teaching-learning continuity. Public TV programs and web-based media platforms are also being utilised for disseminating learning. Some instruction frameworks have demonstrated the remarkable potential to more readily adapt to this new paradigm of learning. 

E-learning is witnessing a sea change because of the exponential development of online digital technologies and data innovation. New e-learning platforms are being created for educators to encourage appraisals and for students to partake in learning. 

Within a couple of days, the COVID-19 pandemic upgraded the role of remote learning, e-learning, video streaming, and so on a wide scale. The conventional in-classroom learning model had to be replaced wholly by e-learning. Students and teachers alike have been dealing with the anxiety and stress brought about by the abrupt suspension of in-classroom learning they are accustomed to. In these testing times, project-based learning appears to be a good choice.

Undertaking Based Learning is an instructing strategy wherein students learn by effectively engaging in the real world through important activities. It permits youngsters to exhibit their abilities while working beyond physical boundaries. It enables the youngsters to apply conceptual knowledge and aptitudes, for example, research work. Venture based adapting additionally advances deep-rooted learning. Regardless of how significant the strategy is, it isn’t an impasse. The learning won’t be simply kept to this strategy.

Versatile Learning is definitely not just another idea; this is the right time to think about it. With innovation permitting evaluation and conveyance, ongoing personalisation of content, versatile learning is a significant forward leap in student insight and achievement. The best instructors have consistently adjusted their teaching methodology and curriculum to the necessities of their students, yet with class sizes expanding, educators find it truly difficult to depend on their own abilities to keep every student engaged and learning effectively.

Also read: How online education is changing the way we learn

At present, versatile learning is well on its way to changing the instruction area, despite the fact that it has still far to go until it turns into the ‘standard’ for scholarly learning. Computerised reasoning (AI) keeps on improving as PC researchers work away at their calculations.

While in the future we can expect AI to make the learning content for us, the versatile learning frameworks will keep getting increasingly unpredictable. They will be able to more readily cater to the personalised learning needs of students with the ideal content, leading to the emergence of a genuinely customised learning programme.


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