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Ed tech platforms which impart education as virtual tutors

DECCAN CHRONICLE | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 6, 2019, 1:38 pm IST
Updated Sep 6, 2019, 1:38 pm IST
Virtual Tutors have gained popularity due to its effective teaching methods where a student is not bound to time or location.
 Virtual Tutors have gained popularity due to its effective teaching methods where a student is not bound to time or location.

Teachers impart not just education but also values. They play a very important role in a student's life as they are a constant part in the process of learning and also encourage students towards reaching their ambition. The disruption in the education sector and living in an age where digital learning has impacted almost everyone around us. Virtual Tutors have gained popularity due to its effective teaching methods where a student is not bound to time or location. These methods have been super fruitful for this digitally influenced generation as it provides a platform where a student can interact, learn and grow along with the learners from different parts of the world.

Here are a few platforms who are emerging as virtual tutors:

Udacity - Udacity is a silicon valley based lifelong learning platform that co- creates courses with industry giants for future technologies. From mentoring, project reviewers to structured guidance, Udacity provides assistance to variety of learners for courses in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, etc for both tech and non-tech background.

Toppr - It emphasizes on adaptive practice through machine learning algorithms, personalized tests, and goal-based pedagogy. Therefore, facilitating learning for students at their own pace and in their own space. Toppr currently caters to over 4.5 million registered students. With a community of 15000+ educators across India that works 24×7, Toppr ensures that no doubts for students remain unanswered even past mid-night.

Next Education - Founded in 2007, Next Education is a fast-growing, technology-driven company revolutionizing the K-12 education system in India. Every day, its innovative products and solutions transform the lives of 10 per cent of India’s private-school-going children. It has created innovative products which make teaching easy, engaging and effective

Edx - Leading massive online course provider Edx, it caters students with presence in various countries. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide student body, including some courses at no charge. Acting as virtual tutors to large number of students they are deeply committed to understanding the barriers that learners face when looking to advance or change their careers.

Imarticus - It incorporates a variety of delivery methodologies -online, classroom and blended – that are managed by a fully integrated state-of-the-art online learning management and governance system. The curriculum for each course is designed by industry experts to ensure relevance and industrial applicability, and to equip trainees with the pertinent skills that ensure employability upon completion. Imarticus has educated 30,000+ individuals globally.

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