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Education in the time of Covid-19: How institutions and students are coping

Online education is not so easy as speaking into the microphone at one end, and connecting a laptop and listening in on the other; there are challenges faced at both ends of the spectrum

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Lockdown | Coronavirus | e-learning

Sarah Farooqui  |  New Delhi 



e-learning
Online education is conducted in two ways — either through recorded classes or via live online classes conducted as webinars

Covid-19 has forced universities across India, and the world indeed, to suspend physical classrooms and shift to online classes. In India, while this transition has been smooth for most private universities, the public ones are still adapting. There have also been debates on the nature of classes, and the future of examination and evaluation — whether they could be conducted online or not.

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First Published: Fri, May 01 2020. 09:00 IST

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