Technology has influenced nearly everything in the contemporary world. It is almost impossible to think of flexibility without mentioning technology. Education is among the key processes that have been impacted. Online tutoring has gained popularity in the recent times because of its flexibility in enhancing learning process. Here are some useful tools for empowering online tutoring.
Skype is among the first and most beneficial technological tool to be used in online tutoring. Various features such as screen sharing deliver first hand instructions. It makes learning lively through the tutor-student video connectivity. The live connectivity also makes learning an interactive process and gives the students a real learning experience. Students thus get a chance to exhaust their learning needs through the video and audio support of Skype. They can seek necessary clarification and even perform first hand experiments before their tutors. These ensure best learning experience and outcome.
The whiteboard delivers similar learning experience to that of a classroom backboard. Students who need to solve mathematical and other sciences problems find this tool invaluable. Online tutors work out sums step by step, giving the students an opportunity to seek instant clarifications. The whiteboard delivers fruitful learning outcomes since the students have room to understand what they might miss and correct any errors.
This tool resembles the whiteboard where students see tutors writing and drawing in a live manner. Besides, it supports instant recording of live audio as images. Students also get a chance to share their documents via Scribblar. The tool is most beneficial to students during brainstorming lessons especially when tackling tough topics.
ezTalks is among the best available software for online tutoring tools. It is ideal for individuals who have appetite to learn new skills. Those who desire to advance their knowledge will find this tool very useful. It offers varieties of HD videos and live chats both at group and personal level. Students can clear their doubts in a given field through asking as many questions as possible. It also incorporates the whiteboard feature for both the tutor and the students to draw or write any question or explanation.
Tutors and students will find this tool useful when sharing documents and spreadsheets. The tool also enhances tutors to have presentations with their students. Tutors can prepare their subject content in a simplified manner then sent it to students who can seek clarifications where necessary.
Wiki Space allows students and tutors to share links, ideas or images. The tool is useful in multi-student virtual atmosphere. Students learning similar content can also share links with one another to enhance the learning outcomes. It is useful especially to students pursuing fine arts content.
Online tutoring could have not gone this far in education without the support of technology. Through online tutoring, students have room for improving their performance and correct their errors in a friendlier manner. Students are able to connect to their tutors to attend to their individual needs an effective manner.
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