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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, education has significantly changed.
The global pandemic has drastically changed the way students are learning worldwide and thus distinctive online learning has taken place. Students from all around the world have suddenly shifted from classroom learning to online learning and some are even wondering whether such change will continue even after the global pandemic is over.
Investing in education technology is imperative.
It is visible more than ever that investment in education technology as well as its integration in schools is highly important in order to provide a seamless transition to online learning to students. Therefore, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic it is essential for educational institutions to provide their students with a user-friendly online learning platform in order to sustain quality learning.
Increase in the demand for blended learning.
There is a high chance that after the pandemic there will be an increase in the demand for a hybrid learning model and thus a combination of online and campus-based learning will emerge, also known as blended learning. Numerous research has also identified online learning to be even more efficient in some cases than classroom learning. For example, online learning allows students to learn at a quicker speed by learning at their own pace, re-reading and re-taking the pre-recorded lectures as well as they have the opportunity to go through the topics as they choose in some cases.