The Digital Impacts On Learning And The Potential Consequences

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The Digital Impacts on Learning and The Potential Consequences Flipping classrooms and digital classes refer mostly to an online based learning in which the instructor applies instruments like lectures that are recorded for the students to enable them to be able to learn nearly from anywhere. This process has several advantages, which include: Flipping the classroom and digital learning empowers students to take charge of their learning thus helping them to develop confidence. The fact that they are able to start, stop, rewind the video, and even watch it as many times as they want to by this technology gives them the ability to control how often and when they get information. With this, they are able to internalize the concepts and develop relevant questions for classroom sessions to help clarify and reinforce their understanding (Cohen & Brugar, 2013). Students in Mrs. Cohen’s class felt more comfortable with participating in class discussions after she started flipping her classrooms (Cohen & Brugar, 2013). Flipping the classroom also helps to optimize the time that the teacher is available in class (instructor’s time). Students can now read and view the video prior to the classroom session with the teacher. The time with the instructor can therefore now be used to having the students collaboratively learning, having group discussions, or be spent working with the students individually (Matar, 2014). Flipping the classroom also makes the students more responsible as…

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