The Role Of WhatsApp In Education

WhatsApp is playing a powerful role in Teacher-Student interaction

Mobile phones are now a powerful tool in the educational field. According to research, probably four tutors are engaging with almost 120 students on WhatsApp. This app is very helpful as the tutor can keep an eye on what’s going on there. Or whether students are studying or not. It can also become a virtual classroom for students. They can ask for anything freely with their teachers. Students in this way can come with improved feedback as well. Thus WhatsApp can serve as an important component in education.

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Moreover, the quick reply solutions are implementing in US institutions. The method is that the teachers involve students before the start of the university via WhatsApp. The chatting also contributes to increasing participating and healthy enrollment.

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However, there is a complaint from parents and students that they are unavailable. They are either busy in their office hours or did not check the messages. Moreover, in our society, the teacher goes from one class to another. He tries to involve students via laptops or other electronic gadgets. But, this communication ends after school hours.

Importance of WhatsApp Groups

The first step consists of creating WhatsApp groups. It can be a student, a mother, any sibling or guardian. If a parent is added to the group, he can have an eye on his child’s activity. Supporting students with a mobile app is sometimes of no account. But, a single message of Best Of Luck, right before the exams might increase student’s strength.

The next step is video calling for a better understanding. A face to face communication is built up.

Further, developers can make a fully-functional app for students like WhatsApp as it benefits teacher, a student and parents a lot.

Tasbeeha Hassan

Playing with words has always been my passion. Positive vibes only.

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