Online Tools for Education
Technology is everywhere and has become a part of our culture today. It has the impact on how we live, work and learns. In this modern era, the thought of schools and colleges with desks and blackboards has vanished. We have the opportunity to use different learning platforms that are available online.
With evolution of new technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and education based software are not only helping the students to learn but are playing an important role in educators’ life. They are helping to remodel the classrooms. I want to highlight the top online tools that have become major pillars of Education.
- Articulate Presenter
Articulate Presenter is a software application that allows the users to create Macromedia Flash presentations with the help of Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. It also supports animations and provides the facility of customization. It also has posts related to new innovations.
WizIQ provides the facility of easy-to-use, affordable Virtual Classroom and LMS Software. It is a virtual classroom tool that is rich in features. It helps its users to create and deliver courses in a hassle free way. It can be easily used by both the learners and the instructors. It can be used with help of Moodle and also supports Android and iOS.
Insectlearning is a tool that is used to change the page on the internet into a lesson. It was earlier known as DocentEDU. The users can embed images, videos, flashcards, comments and a lot more. Lessons can be created with help of Insertlearning and can be assigned to the students with special code or with the help of Google Classroom. The response from the students will be sent to the teacher dashboard and can also be graded. It allows creating engaging and dynamic lessons.
BrainCert is an educational tool that helps its users to create and deliver personalized e-learning contents. The facility of teaching, learning and collaboration online is provided under one roof. The key features include real-time collaboration, online testing and reporting. It allows the teachers and students to connect seamlessly. It is a platform that allows the users to increase productivity, save money and offers a secure and improved experience to its users.
Udutu is a platform for distributing online training courses. It allows the users to create the courses that can be easily integrated to SCORM (Shareable Content Object Reference Model). It is designer-friendly and supports the services that help in distributing, tracking and reporting the training. It has the great range of templates which give professional results.
These tools have helped students and educators in different ways. These platforms are continuously making qualitative and quantitative changes in education. Some of the Top Engineering colleges in Pune promote the use of above-given tools and understand their importance. They ensured that any student’s preparation is not held back at any time. Virtual classroom tools are also being used by several coaching centres that help the students to prepare for competitive exams like OJEE 2018, JEE Advanced, NIFT etc.
The Subjects that were challenging or boring for the students have now become more interesting with virtual lessons. Thus the present innovation empowers the students to learn at their own pace.