As evidence for the effectiveness of blended approaches to the learning process, more and more institutions embrace the online teaching approach to the educational process. There is therefore a need to understand how teachers engage with online teaching and learning and how their roles and identities as online teachers are redefined in the process.
The success of any innovation in education, such as the introduction of online teaching and online technologies, is in great part due to how well teachers engage with the new ideas and implement them with their learners. These days, online teaching is in great success and wide change. This is especially because of the Covid-19 pandemic that appeared in 2019. People who were locked at homes started to do their jobs and responsibilities from home through the internet.
The educational industry is one of the important fields that is possible to fully manage in online platforms. There are various teaching portals that make it possible to create your own website and organize the educational process. This factor once more proves the trustworthiness of online teaching.
Why Rely on Online Teaching?
#1 Online Teaching Saves Time
When teachers rely on online teaching, they get a lot of advantages. One of them is that Online teaching is time-consuming. You do not have to explain the same topic to different students individually. Instead, it will be possible to prepare an online course and publish it on your portal. Potential students who are interested in that course, will buy it and complete it. So, you create the course once, while it is bought by the learners many times.
In the case of live lessons, you don’t have to go out of home and visit any place where your students wait to take part in the lesson. This also takes time to arrive at that place.
#2 There are No Distance Barriers
E-teaching is possible to organize from any place no matter that place is a home or office. All the distance barriers are removed․ Everything the teachers and students need is an internet connection and a computer or smartphone. Being connected to the learners through the internet, you may share knowledge with people who are very far from you and even in other cities and countries.
#3 International Market is Available
With the help of e-teaching education providers also reach a wider market. As there is no distance barrier, people gather students from various angles of the world. Accordingly, there is no cultural or national discrimination. As an education provider, you may teach a wider number of people of different nationalities and cultural groups.
#4 All the Content Material is Saved
When students take part in an online lesson with a teacher, their time is limited, as the lesson has a clear duration. This is the time during which any specific topic is explained. The next lesson will be on a different topic. In this case, students don’t have the option to request a repeat of the lesson every time.