In a world of digital bystanders the challenge is for all of us to design engaging online education

We are increasingly becoming digital bystanders, continually monitoring our different palm-and-TV-sized screens. From dawn to dusk and even in moments of insomnia we turn to digitally communicated news and social media. In the world of education, from primary school to university and beyond, we have realised digital learning is not only an option for learning, but is fast becoming the main option.

Consider this vignette: during the COVID-19 pandemic a family are living in a big city where access to stable digital streams and affordable data bundles is not a problem. Confined to long periods of school learning now moved online, one of the parents asked their daughter about her experience. She says:

It is boring and I learn almost nothing. Teachers give a lot of instructions with little explanation.

She had became a digital bystander. The teacher struggled to engage with all students, and few experienced rich interactions with

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Tips to Make Online Tutoring Engaging For Students.

In all honesty, being an online tutor is a relatively new field of work. However, to be successful at it, the tutor must employ more than a few techniques to find one that best appeals to his audience. 

Effective principles 

In online education, there are multiple teaching methods, which can be useful. It is the reason why, predominantly, the results in any virtual classroom depend more on your personal style or experience. Here are a few tips and recommendations by some of the best online python course instructors, homework instructors, language instructors, and other experts in the field, which may help.  

Do not forget that you are the teacher

As it is you who is educating the students, you have to be patient and acknowledge the fact that the audience is not going to self-educate themselves. Further, in an online setup, students need proper mentoring and guidance to learn the

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