5 Learning Trends That Will Dominate The World of Education In 2022!
Starting from cave paintings, we went from studying under the trees to classrooms with blackboards and chalk. Then came the digital era and everything went online. Ever since the pandemic began, it acted as a catalyst in the sudden rise of online learning. If you think teaching and learning cannot get better than this, then this blog will take you by surprise! 2022 will introduce us to five new kinds of learning that are easy, quick, universally accessible, affordable and effective.
Today, learning is not just limited to manual effort. It can now be achieved with the assistance of Artificial Intelligence or AI. It demonstrates lessons and concepts in a way that the knowledge will form deep roots in a learner’s mind. It will help a teacher understand the unique learning needs of each student and adapt to the same. Next Assessment’s Adaptive Assessment is designed to fulfil a similar purpose. The assessment tool judges a student’s answer to a question and gives a tough or an easy question accordingly.
A student no longer has to complete learning a concept over a stipulated time. He/she can take as much time as is needed. This is facilitated by its availability online makes it accessible anytime, anywhere. Not just that, in tools like the NextLearningPlatform, teachers have an option to choose when a test is open for attempting, who takes the test and for how long. This kind of flexibility decreases pressure on learners and increases their confidence. This type of knowledge analysis shifts focus from how students have learnt to what they have learnt.
Education is no more monotonous and boring. It is not simply something that students acquire to pass a level of education. It can also be as entertaining and engaging as a video game. According to a study conducted at Boyer Graduate School of Education, William Howard Taft University, USA, when knowledge is gamified, it grabs the learners’ attention and retains it for a longer time. Earning points, earning an upgrade and moving to the next level that challenges intelligence are some of the creative methods that will keep learners to stay interested and make them look forward to learning a lot more.
Change in the process of teaching and learning has brought about a convenience among students to teach themselves. Self-learning allows students to choose their own method of learning and take their own time. They discover more about the subject or concept when they learn on their own. It builds their self-confidence and leads to better grades. There are many easy-to-use tools and apps that enable efficient self-learning among learners.
According to a survey conducted by PricewaterCoopers, VR teaches more information to learners in less time. Statista, a global business data platform, in its research found that education will be the fourth biggest investment for VR in the future. Already 7 out of 10 teachers, according to this research, prefer to explain concepts through VR.
The world of education is donning a new attire this year and we must all gear up to make the best of it. Are you ready for new ways of teaching and learning in 2022?