Can Online Learning Mitigate Rural Schools’ Biggest Challenges?

| February 15, 2020

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Online learning may not be new, but its applications in K-12 education aren’t just numerous and wide-ranging. You could say they’re ‘far-flung’ as well. Virtual instruction has been employed over the past decade in a variety of contexts. It’s been used by university educators during natural disasters and in periods of unrest such as the Arab Spring, among other circumstances. It follows suit that in the face of an epidemic, it would prove useful for all levels of education—see China’s latest education experiment since the country’s devastating coronavirus outbreak, where leaders of traditional brick-and-mortar schools are exploring temporary online options.

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Hughes Global Education, is a premier interactive onsite learning through satellite based education and training service initiative by Hughes, for corporate and working professionals/ Students. It has live, interactive, real-time, two way video, voice and data classes, and spread across 155 classrooms in 75 cities. Hughes Global Education platform has redefined the next generation of education i.e. real-time Interactive Onsite Learning (IOL). First of its kind in the country, started in 2001, this platform seamlessly integrates the strengths of the traditional method of education — classroom teaching — with the latest in technology.

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