STUDY OF TEACHERS’ AND STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES ON VIRTUAL LEARNING
Keywords:Virtual Learning, E-learning, Web Based Learning
The present study is an attempt to study the experiences of teachers and students at degree level in the state of Assam. In the study 20 degree colleges, 50 teachers and 200 students were given their responses in a questionnaire. The findings of the study reveals that the virtual classroom is a teaching and learning environment located within a computer mediated communication system. It consists of asset of group communication and work “spaces” and facilities that are constructed in software. Virtual learning, environments are hugely diverse in size, capability and services offered and can cater for individuals ranging in attainment, ages, and special needs. Virtual schools are of three broad categories i.e., independent, collaborate and broadcast. However, the present paper focuses on different terminologies used for virtual learning, merits & limitations of virtual learning along with the special features of virtual learning environment. Moreover, the paper highlights the role of teacher in the context of virtual learning environment.
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