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Top Edtech Trends
Technology has changed the way people interact, and education technology is no exception.
Fremont, CA: Edtech, or educational technology, is not a new concept. It developed quicker than anyone could have predicted and became a global phenomenon within a few years. What began as a curiosity or luxury has become a household name known and used by people worldwide.
Students or teachers no longer use traditional blackboard teaching and learning methods. Instead, edtech has extended the horizon by allowing users to interact in new and inventive ways while also bridging the gap between academic and social learning.
Edtech includes several learning methods as well as guided techniques for remote learning. First, let's look at some of the top Edtech developments altering education.
• Virtual experiences
Because everything is done online and easily in each individual's chosen setting, virtual experiences link students and teachers who are separated in time and geography. Classroom learning, although still effective, has taken a step back. Edtech is on its way to increased innovation as virtual experiences become more prevalent.
• Video-based learning
Learning something new via watching a video online is referred to as video-based learning. This can be done anywhere, at any time, and is a key element of virtual experiences.
One has undoubtedly subscribed to a channel, signed up for a class, or viewed a random video on the internet that taught them anything in their life. This is quite common in online and virtual learning.
• Social media for learning
Social learning entails learning through social media. It has soared in recent years, particularly since working from home has become the norm. Because humans are social beings and social media is a means of connecting others, it plays an important part in daily lives. Universities and businesses across industries see that as a gold mine and seize the chance to use social media to improve learning experiences.
• Industry-specific CRMs
Customer relationship management (CRM) technologies have been around a long time, and millions of businesses worldwide utilize them. CRMs will always be in demand since the need to manage customer contacts, create connections, improve operations, and boost profitability is ageless.