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What are the key factors influencing digital pedagogy

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The key factors influencing digital pedagogy

The term 'pedagogy' is considered as an exercise involving much reasoning at teaching and learning, most often connected on the lines of education.

There are some questions to ponder on:

What is it with digital space? Does our classroom structure, tables, chairs, or even podium have parts to play? What happens when you teach online?

Digital pedagogy makes way for what the regular classroom education doesn't permit. It has to revolve around the learner in all manner of communication and study patterns. It comes about when there is no face-to-face contact with students enrolled in online programmes. In the long run, this kind of communication would be counted for the success of any study or educational reach.

Few factors influencing digital learning could be:

Clarity and purpose of what you are communicating has to be precise and crisp. This can be one of the foremost digital learning practices that must be cultivated among the students and the instructors.

Students must be allowed to curate their own learning curve in digital spaces, and must be given sufficient inputs on how they can use online tools for better results.

Course instructors should be willing to acknowledge the ability of students to choose their areas of specialisation and subject of interest, and accordingly guide their decision and contribution in the field. They would be responsible to guide students to get acquainted with the web effectively, in ways that support their learning capacity. Emphasis on using digital gadgets like tablets, laptops, smart phones, must be inculcated. Ways to be connected with the students outside of course schedule adds on to the growth of more productive and beneficial learning opportunities.

As a whole, digital pedagogy drives students and instructors to a sphere of connected and networked learning; everything to do with the Internet and digital space, which is expectantly the future learner's hope of existence.

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