Utilization of Online Tools for Teaching-Learning during COVID-19

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International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS) | Volume VI, Issue II, February 2022 | ISSN 2454–6186

Utilization of Online Tools for Teaching-Learning during COVID-19

Vijay Bhuria
Assistant Professor, Madhav Institute of Technology and Science, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

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Abstract – The utility of online platforms/tools is significantly increases for teaching–learning (T-L), personal use and corporate meetings purposes in the lockdown period. During pandemic situation, tradition of work from home culture applies for all types of assignments. Various online tools have been launched to meet the gap of learning process for school and engineering students during lockdown. In this paper, online survey has been conducted to know the use of various online tools utilized by the students during pandemic condition. Findings shows that demand of OLT and their utility will change the learning scenario all over the world in near future.

Keywords – COVID-19, Online Teaching-learning, online tools, Lockdown, Pandemic

I. INTRODUCTON

Teaching learning through online mode has been taken over new era during COVID-19 time as compared to offline mode. Many online tools or platform has been introduced to conduct teaching learning work at their home place like Unacademy, ZOOM meetings, and Google Hanouts, Microsoft teams, Webex, Skype, and Adobe Connect etc. First lockdown was held on evening of 24 February 2020 for 21 days (phase-1) in India and extended in phase-2 from 15 April 2020, consequently teaching as well as exam of almost all school and colleges had been postponed. In that situation, teaching learning is to be maintained very difficult for everyone due to unaware about this pandemic situation. Students and their parents/people of all over the world become panic to this seviour condition. After a week of first lockdown, an online class’s model was started and many online tools come to support the education system and accelerate the education program in all over the country. Various webinars, workshops seminars, meeting have been started to aware the student’s new method of learning by the University, institutions and societies and now still going on. Before March 2020, people are not aware about the online education system in India. Many innovation has been comes into the market during this period. Some of the IIT and University introduce virtual lab concept to teach students in live condition of laboratory work in virtual mode. But this is to be needed to educate or train of our technical staff, because laboratory or hands-on training is also most important part in our education system. Various internship program/training program was also conducted by organization to keep students engage during pandemic situation.