The innovation of online learning platform and social learning network has brought us far on the journey of experiencing superior educational technology. Earlier, being a teacher only meant that you could either teach in a school or open a private coaching institute putting in a lot of money and time. But the tables get turned when the Ed-Tech industries introduced the technology of virtual teaching which opened the gates of being an online teacher for everybody.
Especially during the ongoing COVID phase, online teaching has become a significant part of every teacher and learner’s life as lessons, assessments and courses are all on the virtual platform now. This significant change in the mode of teaching has inspired many to turn into online teachers and fulfill their passion without investing any amount.
What are the types of online teaching?
The forms of online teaching are divided into two types-
How to earn money using an online teaching platform?
Create online courses
These day’s online courses are being opted by not just students but also professionals looking to upgrade their industry-specific skills. Back in the days, online courses and virtual certifications didn’t enjoy the repo that regular certifications did but now things are quite different. Coronavirus made all of us technologically advanced and brought acceptance for everything virtual that was otherwise avoided.
The year 2020 has been recorded as a golden year for the market of online courses and 2021 will only be an extension of it. Now you can imagine that online courses are the biggest money-making source of this digital education era and you can go for it too! But before you jump to the happy conclusion, do know that you need to follow a process that involves -
Choosing a course topic in which you excel.
Take the help of market research and narrow down the choice of topics for the course.
Create your course
Put your course online.
Promote your course
Create and conduct live classes
Apart from courses, learners always look for instant knowledge-seeking sources wherein they can participate, live and learn from experienced mentors. Live classes are also a form of courses but the difference is that it is not recorded or in the textbook form. To create and conduct live classes you need to follow certain steps such as -
Acquire all the necessary equipment
Plan your live sessions
Choose a platform
Establish your brand name
If you are already running a coaching center and want to establish your brand name on a wide level then social learning platform is the best place for it. Thousands of learners are present on social learning platforms so you can aim at your target audience at once and can get more learners for your online as well as offline coaching.
What are the benefits of online teaching?
Location and time flexibility
The working professionals or homemakers who are too busy with their daily lives but are also keen to follow their passion can join an online learning and teaching platform and enjoy its ultimate flexibility. They can create a recorded course or upload recorded classes that are not time-bound and scale it on a large level reaching it out to the learners across the globe.
Ideal side business
Improves teaching experience
We are entering an era where digital teaching and learning are slowly becoming the mainstream of the educational process. Hence teaching online adds an extra skill to an educator’s curriculum vitae which will hold a lot of importance in the coming years.
Increased student learning
The educators who are always worried about the performance of their students and are actively searching for ways to initiate effective learning would love to try their hands on social learning network. Virtual teaching platforms are highly interactive and are proven to give better results as compared to the conventional teaching method.