The COVID-19 global pandemic has completely transformed how teaching and learning occurs, and many educational institutions have quickly moved towards the adoption of distance education. In fact, the popularity of distance learning has increased immensely and some teachers and students actually prefer it to in-person alternatives. Of course, this is not to say that there are not also advantages associated with in-person teaching too. However, in-person sessions are not always possible and even when they are, they may not always be the ideal approach.
While there are a number challenges involved with distance learning, or any form of teaching where physical separation is involved, there are a number of key advantages when it comes to distance education, and understanding them can help teachers and learning institutions to deliver more effective remote learning experiences. Continue reading to find out more about the advantages of distance learning.