New Delhi, Jan 20 ( LHK MEDIA). While more than 9 out of 10 Indian students (91 percent) feel that online learning complements the traditional classroom approach, 8 out of 10 (83 percent) say that the hybrid learning model takes extra time to pursue a hobby. giving them. A new report got this information on Thursday.
Better understanding through a blended online and classroom learning approach, more personal free time to pursue hobbies and a longer memory retention have emerged as major reasons why students prefer hybrid learning.
Hybrid learning also minimizes learning disruptions caused by inclement weather conditions or other law and order issues.
According to the HP India Future of Learning Study, schools are often closed unscheduled due to dangerous pollution levels, heat waves, floods and many other natural calamities. However, with the adoption of hybrid learning, learning can continue uninterrupted.
Along with students, 98 percent of parents and 99 percent of teachers attribute the continuity of learning to online education, and they continue to stick with some form of online education even after traditional classrooms resume .
Ketan Patel, MD, HP India, said, “The shift towards digital learning has enriched student-teacher interactions, while ensuring the safety and comfort of all involved. During this transition, students and teachers have discovered better work-life balance, increased efficiency, and more insight-based instruction delivery.
While teachers point to work-life balance as one of the key benefits of online learning, 82 percent of those surveyed said they need more tools to facilitate better online learning.
About 74 percent believe they need more training to use technology-based tools that can enhance their academic skills.
Limited social interaction has been one of the most prominent effects of COVID-19.
The report said, students are more inclined to go back to school to interact with their peers and participate in sports and co-curricular activities.
It added that student respondents believe they can make more friends while learning in the classroom and that the physical presence of teachers around them has enabled them to learn better.