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What are the biggest challenges facing online education today? How do you overcome challenges in online learning?

Topic:  Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, Nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.

5. What are the biggest challenges facing online education today? How do you overcome challenges in online learning?(250 words)

Reference:  Indian Express 

Why this question:

The article talks about Indian education sector switching gears to the online education system amidst the Covid times.

Key demand of the question:

One has to evaluate the challenges facing the e-learning aspects of education in India today and what solutions need to be figured out to address the same.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Briefly explain the current scenario of education across the world.

Body:

To start with, explain that It shouldn’t have taken a global pandemic for Indian education to explore online teaching and learning. Challenges lie ahead. Explain that Comparing face-to-face learning with online learning brings forth significant deficiencies in the online mode such as lack of human connect, absence of opportunities of collaborative learning, teacher supervision and the most glaring being lack of opportunities for hands-on learning in complex subjects such as science.

Conclusion:

Conclude by suggesting solutions to address these key concerns.