The current generation of students is tech-savvy and very well familiar with the technology. This generation has been a part of the online education system that has led them to be well-versed with gadgets, devices, the internet, applications and websites and much more than students did before. Even a student who has recently started their schooling is very well aware of the mobile apps, websites and platforms for online education. Technology has completely changed the education system and created new opportunities for students and teachers. Online education has proved to be the way of the future and ensure learning opportunities for all.
Every activity that takes place online is supported by websites, software, desktop applications and mobile applications. Most services are powered by at least one of these tools. Similarly online education is also facilitated by websites, desktop applications, software, online platforms and mobile apps. Using a combination of these tools, teachers can teach online and help students in learning better and understanding more. All these tools for online education have a different purpose and are used depending on the type of lesson, the subject, the group being taught and so on. Websites and online platforms are often used for self-study, research, making assignments, attempting a test and so on. Desktop applications are often more useful for conducting classes, streaming videos online and preparing study material or assignments. The most useful tool for remote learning and flexible learning are mobile applications. Mobile applications are very useful for teaching or learning on the go.
In this article, we will be discussing mobile apps for online education and the benefits of these apps for teachers and students. We will also be looking at online teaching through mobile and how mobile apps improve studying and learning for students.
One of the most important benefits of a mobile app for learning or teaching is that it makes remote learning possible. There are times when the teachers are not in a place where they have all their devices that might be used for a class or they might be away from home. This situation during offline school would lead to a cancellation of class. Using a mobile app, teachers can conduct a class from anywhere. The application installed on a Smartphone can be used to conduct classes, be present using the camera and mic, share screens and show videos and other graphics that are useful for the lesson and more. Similarly, mobile apps allow students to learn from anywhere.
There are mobile apps that can be used for self-study. This type of application provides online resources, additional reading material, access to e-libraries and much more. No matter where the student is, they can devote time to studying using these apps and stay updated on the go. Some mobile apps also offer questions banks, sample papers and previous years’ question papers for students. They can also find answers and solutions to these papers along with the questions in common textbooks and help books.
To evaluate the students’ progress and monitor how well they have understood the lessons taught. Mobile apps for quizzes, tests and exams can be used. These apps allowe teachers to keep a check on the students learning and performance.
For working professionals who wish to gain more skills or learn more about a new subject, there are mobile apps that offer a wide range of courses. These courses can be applied from anywhere and the classes can eb attended at any time. These are pre-recrded lectures along with assignments and study material for the students’ learning. These apps are very useful on the mobile, as people can attend classes and keep learning when they are commuting or have a break during their work hours. Pre-recorded video based courses can also be sued by students willing to learn about topics that are not included in the school or college curriculum.
Mobile apps offer notifications that help students and teachers to stay update without checking their devices over and over again. They are easy to use, more accessible and make teaching and learning more flexible. It is important to choose the best app for online teaching and online learning, to ensure better results. Online tools and sources can be very beneficial if chosen wisely and used to their full potential.