How to improve classes in rural areas with video conferencing

Nov 29, 2018 by

Distance learning is an extremely popular way of education nowadays. For the most part, it is implemented with the help of video conferencing. Video communication is used particularly by everyone for different purposes. For instance, it is used for work, one-to-one interview, acquaintanceships and companionship. In the education, video conferences are required for connecting the whole auditorium of students with

an interesting person or studying of the one individual student with the others on the Internet. This way of education is specifically convenient for the inhabitants of rural areas.

Getting information from the professionals

Unfortunately, there are not enough teachers in rural areas or they are not highly qualified. It is an enormous problem because students want to have a good education irrespective of the abiding place. And there are no universities in the countryside. Inhabitants of rural areas are mostly penniless and don’t have enough money for moving to another city to have a good education. Videoconferencing is the solution to both problems.

With the help of video conferences,students will be able to get knowledge from different professionals and experts. Lecturers and speakers will hardly go to the rural areas because it is at a high figure, takes a long time or even impossible sometimes by reason of the bad weather. But there is no limitation for the video conferencing. Students can get useful and spectacular information from intelligent and educated people.

Students are able to be present at the lecture virtually just like the lecturers. The Internet gives an opportunity to acquire knowledge and train through thousands of kilometres these days.

People with an interesting experience can improve classes and make them more useful and cognitive, breathtaking and engrossing. Students have a possibility to communicate with representatives of different occupations, scientists or if they are lucky, famous and known personalities in the fields of education and science.

Another countries and languages

As mentioned above, the inhabitants of rural areas have enough money for going anywhere very rarely. But with videoconferencing people, including students, of course, are able to visit different catching and interesting places or even other countries. For example, students can attend a Guggenheim museum or exhibition of paintings by Picasso without leaving a classroom. Sightseeing was never such an easy thing. It is very comfortable for students and professors.It makes possible to get to know the culture of another country, its history and different peculiarities.

Video conferences are also very beneficial in learning foreign languages. Students can practice their skills in language by communicating with native speakers. It is possible to talk with a person from every country. Students start to communicate with their interlocutor more and more often. They might even become very good friends. A new acquaintance can help the student not only with learning some languages but with different things that he or she is good at. Such way of communication can help students to improve their grammar skills, learn new words, and practice pronunciation.

The educational Internet

If students use some websites for writing (such as Pro-Papers), they should get more useful information from the fact of the availability of the Internet. Young people use it for education very often nowadays. More and more students take some internet courses, read scientific e-books and watch educational videos. Professors do the same things.They improve their skills, find interesting stuff for the lessons and even raise their qualifications.

With video conferencing, you can learn everything! New language? Easily. Geometry or technical drawing? Oh, I suppose it is possible to find a course for learning both of these things. How to write an essay? Professionals will tell you everything about it. Videoconferencing is the future of education.

Good personal identity

With video conferencing students are able to socialize with representatives of various nationalities. This intercommunication can teach young people how to be tolerant. Everyone must be tolerant in the 21stcentury because it is the advanced epoch. People are far away from judging a person by his nation or skin colour. Mannerliness is a zingy thing these days. By the same token, it is particularly topical for the inhabitants of rural areas because the countryside is a place where you can meet a foreigner very occasionally.

Accessible recordings

Certain educational video-conferences have recordings for those who have not understood something from the explanation of the subject or couldn’t attend it. It is a very comfortable function.

Sharing opinions

Almost always there is a large group of people taking part in the video conference. Joining it might be extremely interesting and engrossing (most notably unforgettable)experience. In these conferences, participants are sharing their opinions about different themes, discuss numerous urgent problems. Subjects of their discussions are always very amusing and engaging. In the rural areas, it is especially hard to find an interlocutor who can keep up deliberation of something related to science,technique or something else in what educated and intelligent people are interested. It is incredibly instructive to listen to independent observations, to take part in discussion and to find out new fascinating facts. Suchlike experience can inspire a student and give him a motivation to investigate the subject of his interest more meticulously.

So, can classes be improved with video conferencing?

You have read an article about the influence of video conferencing on education. Now you know that this way of studying is very popular among young people and gives a variety of opportunities. To sum up, conferences can help you with:

  • distance learning;
  • learning new information from professionals;
  • seeing people with great experience;
  • improving skills in something;
  • finding new friends;
  • practising language;
  • being tolerant;
  • sharing your opinion.
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