Opportunities And Threats In Digital Education
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 8, Pages 3249-3258
AbstractCOVID-19 pandemic has caused havoc worldwide. India is also facing challenging circumstances as the figure of infected/positive cases is rising day by day. This study deals with the development of education: Post COVID-19. This paper will help to understand “Digital Education: Opportunities and Threats”. The Corona virus has exposed emerging vulnerabilities in learning systems all over the world. A lot of relevant literature was explored to confine the essence of continued learning during these exceptional times. Educational organizations all over the world are moving towards online/Digital learning. This paper also proposes digital education as an urgent need in this lock downs times and social distancing due to COVID-19 pandemic. It also provides a powerful stage for further research. The use of digital technology in education is experiencing a tremendous boom in education sector with cost effectiveness. Although it is unclear whether technology will plug all of the holes in the Indian Education system but it seems that technology is playing a major role in education interventions. Due to advancements in technology, accessibility of low-priced laptops/mobiles, wireless equipments, and related communications setups signs both opportunities and challenges for learning organizations and their faculty and students. Digital Education has potential that can produce knowledge workers. The government has analyzed that ICT sector has important role in education due to that many programmes such as NEOR, NMEICT, NKN, Eklavya, NPTEL, and NROER has been launched. Digital Education has bring success in the field of education but still there area number of challenges in most of Indian institutes like shortage of quality teachers, deprived quality of research, and deprived quality of training etc. Digital Education is overall very beneficial for the students of country like India.
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