Over the last couple of decades, technology has incredibly revolutionized the world and reached a point where it has impacted almost every sphere of our lives. Of the many different industries and verticals shaken up by technology, education is perhaps the most notable one. The paradigm shift in education from traditional classrooms to virtual learning means has made learning more interactive and collaborative, helping learners better understand the subjects they are learning. As per market forecasts, the revenue of the eLearning market will hit $325 Billion by 2025. The EdTech space has seen its fair share of innovations and disruptions but none more significant than the introduction of video conferencing.
Video Conferencing has become increasingly popular in the educational sphere over the past few years. This growing technology allows learners and tutors from different locations to connect in real-time using the internet and computing technology. It provides learners with the opportunity to learn when they aren’t able to attend classes. There are several other benefits to this style of learning:
Whether one needs to collaborate with learners, host virtual sessions, or offer a way to the learners to communicate with online tutors, the features of video conferencing make it seamless for everyone to interact online without disrupting the flow of the class.
With the following video conferencing features, tutors and learners can elevate the classroom experience and increase productivity to a greater extent:
Now that we have understood the significance of video conferencing in online tutoring sessions, let’s have a look at the ways to launch a similar platform.
Both approaches are ideal for different sets of situations. While buying a readymade solution is an affordable, easier, and more secure way, building your own online tutoring platform is more challenging. It is important to do homework considering various factors that underline your business goals. One also needs to set the priorities with regards to innovation and convention, risk and security, success and stability to make an informed decision.
Turnkey APIs offer a great way to integrate video conferencing functionality in online tutoring platforms. Along with a number of advanced features that take a huge amount of time if developed from scratch, these APIs reduce the time-to-market and enable you to get into the market quickly.
Below listed are some popular APIs that offer essential features like screen sharing/recording, text chat, whiteboard to complement video conferencing.
Offering unparalleled features to connect tutors and learners in a collaborative and robust distance learning environment, CometChat becomes an ideal video conferencing API for online tutoring platforms.
It provides the most versatile collaborative space for online tutoring. Along with its exemplary space for code editing, Lessonspace’s one-click connect makes it more than easy to get right into the session and get started.
This is a complete unified communications platform enabling new ways of teaching, learning, and working across diverse educational environments. The tool provides flexible work environments to ensure continuity of academic services and communication across the platform.
Bridging the gap between the tutors and learners through virtual interactions, MirrorFly allows users to connect from any device making the learning sessions more interactive and engaging.
Engaging the learners and tutors digitally, WebEx provides an impactful and advanced virtual learning experience. With plenty of interactive features in the tool, it gets easier for the users to join the lessons and get started.
Yo!Coach – a ready-made software to build online tutoring and consultation websites, is pre-integrated with CometChat, Lessonspace, and Zoom, making it an ideal solution to launch a video-interaction-based online tutoring platform. In addition to these video conferencing APIs, Yo!Coach offers an array of features, which include location-based time scheduling, multilingual, multicurrency, review/rating, gift cards, flashcards, and many more that help in sustaining the current trends of the market.
With all these features, Yo!Coach becomes highly capable of bridging the gap between the tutors & learners. As the software is fully customizable, it is possible to build marketplaces serving many other business verticals listed below:
Addressing the constantly evolving needs of users who are into online tutoring, Yo!Coach is a step forward to transform the traditional classrooms in the coming times.
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