Online Education in the Time of COVID-19 Crisis
Keywords:Self-Regulation Learning, COVID-19, Online Education
Prior to the pandemic, Indian educational institutions relied primarily on traditional means of instruction, like as face-to-face lectures in a classroom. Many academic units have already begun to mix learning throughout the pandemic, but many still maintain archaic traditions. The rapid outbreak of a lethal disease known as Covid-19 due to the SARS-CoV-2 Corona Virus startled the whole world. It was labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization. This has challenged the worldwide education system and prompted educators to move to an online teaching modality overnight. Many schools, which were previously reluctant to adapt their traditional approach to pedagogy, were unable to move totally to online instruction. The paper discusses the importance of online learning and of e-learning modalities analysis in times of crisis, including strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges (SWOC). This article also highlights the emergence of EdTech startups during pandemics and provides ideas for academic institutions to tackle online learning issues.
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