Indian tuition industry is still an unorganized sector and the online tuitions have been trying to transform it into an organized sector. Online live tuitions are no more unconventional method of learning. Live online tuitions are likely to emerge as India’s largest mode of tuitions soon in urban India. At present, the industry has very limited market. As the perception of both the parents and students about online live tuitions have been shifting towards the positive end, they are gaining popularity.
Of late, online institutes started offering live classes in the place of traditional recorded classes. Some of the below reasons too contribute to the popularity of online live tuitions:
Interactive classes: During online live tuition, interaction takes place between a teacher and students. It allows a teacher to know the mood of the student by observing the facial expressions and can change the teaching methodology accordingly. Students can interact with an online tutor as they interact with their teacher in off-line class. In fact, they can more easily ask their doubts than in an offline session.
Recording & Replay Facility: You can record all live tuition sessions and can replay them as many times as you require. You cannot enjoy such facility under offline mode of tutoring. If the students miss or does not follow a class thoroughly, they can attend the recorded class later. Some of the institutes post the recorded version of a particular class within a few hours after the completion of the class. Most of the institutes do not charge any additional fees for it.
State of Art Technologies: Live tuitions make different state of art technologies such as whiteboard, chat, player and recorder of voice and video part of teaching. It makes teaching more interesting for the students. Present day multimedia tools make online live tuitions no more different from traditional offline and face-to-face classes.
Online Study Group: Students can form an online study group on tuition portal with a group of like-minded students appearing for similar examination and can learn from one another. They can exchange their views and notes. These activities keep students engaged and involved in the learning process.
Chat Box Option: While attending online live classes,students can post questions easily in the chat box as they do not feel any kind of shyness or rigidity or teacher’s fear. It is easier than asking the teacher a doubt face-to-face in a huge crowd of students in an offline live class.
Immediate Availability of Tutors: If students need immediate help for their queries, homework and exam preparation, you can immediately get an online live tutor in a few seconds. You can hire his or her services for a few hours too. Moreover, you can get online tutors for a wide variety of subjects.
Saves travel time: To attend live tutorials especially IIT-JEE oriented tutorials, children need to travel hours together to far places. If they switch over to online coaching, they can attend classes at their residence, enjoying home comforts.
Reduction in investment: Online tutoring costs the institutes relatively less when compared to offline classes. They can save their investment as they do not have to run a brick-and-mortar institute.
Conclusion: Online tuition has been digitizing the learning/tuition process and making its contribution towards future digital society. It has already emerged as the largest mode of tutoring in advanced countries and is set to repeat it in the developing countries too. It is undoubtedly the next big thing in educational sector.