What are the main differences between classroom and online learning?



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What are the main differences between classroom and online learning?

The process of learning revolves around four key elements — knowledge, attitude, skills and habits. In the last couple of years, in addition to classroom learning, online learning has also emerged rapidly. In the last six months due to the pandemic, online learning has also emerged as one of the convenient solutions.

The primary objective of both online and classroom learning could be similar but there are a lot of differences in both the modes of learning. The following are certain key differences between classroom and online learning:

1. Two-way communication vs one-way communication

In a classroom learning setup, teachers can easily establish two-way communication with the students because both students and teachers are physically present inside the classroom.

However, it is slightly difficult to continuously maintain two-way communication in an online set up and it is often dependent on

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Chairs are seen at the Aula Magna of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), in Caracas, Venezuela September 25, 2020. REUTERS/Fausto Torrealba

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