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Digital Education in the Post-Covid Era: Challenges and Opportunities to Explore

Author : Kleopatra Nikolopoulou

Published in: Towards a Collaborative Society Through Creative Learning

Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic (from mid-March 2020) took most educational systems by surprise, forcing million educators and students to radically change how they teach and learn. Online teaching was forced for about 1.5 years and, during this period, digital technology played a major role in enabling teachers to teach students at a distance using various digital platforms and tools. The purpose of this paper is to explore the challenges and opportunities that come with online-digital education, in the post-COVID era. Opportunities to explore include the integration of digital education in the educational system, adoption of appropriate (mobile) pedagogies, more flexible and mobile forms of teaching and learning, reconsideration of National policies, redesign of curricula, improvement of institutional infrastructure, creation of educational resources, and enhancement of students’ and teachers’ digital technology (and online pedagogy) skills. With regard to learning from the crisis and moving forward in the post-pandemic normal, some recommendations are finally addressed.

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Metadata
Title
Digital Education in the Post-Covid Era: Challenges and Opportunities to Explore
Author
Kleopatra Nikolopoulou
Copyright Year
2023
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-43393-1_1

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