Are you an online learner of NEET and facing challenges that are commonly encountered? Fret not. We have got you covered. Online learning has been on the rise ever since there has been a switch from the traditional and conventional classroom setup to the virtual learning environment. Additionally, the accessibility of the internet has been a predominant factor contributing to this rise attracting more and more students towards a fulfilling and convenient learning option.
As they say, every coin has two sides, likewise, if we look at the downside, many of us encounter several challenges causing learning to be a roller coaster ride. As a result, all the perks seem to get overshadowed in front of these challenges. In this article, we enlighten readers with a few challenges faced by students and facilitators during NEET preparation online and also discuss their remedial actions to counteract them. Read in detail.
Challenges Faced While Learning Online
1. Lack of Computer literacy
The first and foremost concern faced by most readers (some facilitators too) is the lack of knowledge of running a computer successfully or fixing any issue related to computer applications while learning/teaching. There are so many students out there who are still taking their baby steps into the world of computers. The use of basic computer applications that are common these days such as a Word document or Excel sheet or a presentation is not fully understood by many. Consequently, any technical glitches faced by such students makes it all the more difficult for students, especially while learning leaving them restless.
Some face difficulties accessing mails, surfing course material, logging into live classes, or using basic MS office tools. Most students are not proficient with technology while creating and submitting their tasks too.
Remedial action – get in touch with the support team via phone, emails or chats; they can help you out. Additionally, you may also carefully follow the instructions of your mentor and make note of it for future use. Lastly, take a while out and invest time in understanding the basics once for all and start solving issues on your own.
2. Reluctance towards Online Learning
From time immemorial, we have seen and are acquainted with the conventional offline setup of learning. Accommodating a new system of learning altogether will take some time. This new way of learning might seem interesting for some while for some others it can be too overwhelming. Tuning to this online mode of learning, shifting attention to online platforms and the whole new idea of virtual learning is worth giving a try. Being welcoming and open to this all new learning setup is wisdom.
Remedial action – Take a chance and give online learning a try. With tons of options available out there, you will soon stay put to this mode of learning and shall soon become your favourite. These days there are many tools/resources/classes available which assists students in rendering personalized learning options covering the vast NEET syllabus 2021 just in time. This is to say that online learning centres are experts in covering course material at students’ own pace and capabilities.
3. Effective management of time
Since online learning is a new arena for many, managing time becomes a task as we are all testing waters. Scheduling a planner to take up classes and then managing time for self studies is a matter of careful planning. Though online learning comes with the flexibility of time slots, adjusting to one initially takes time.
Remedial actions – one must follow plans that were already tried and tested by your friends/seniors or seek expert advice on time management between online learning and self studying. Initially, experiment with all possibilities to see what works best for you and then slowly give into it. Make checklists and avoid all sorts of distractions.
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