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Due to social distancing efforts put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, education technology, or edtech, has become essential for learning.

As millions of professionals carry on with their education and work from home, many have started to realize that edtech has benefits that will extend beyond the pandemic.

Some of the benefits include flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency during training. For workers who are looking for ways to stay competitive or make a career change, here are a few benefits that edtech can offer.

1. Microlearning
This learning style breaks lessons into uses small, digestible portions to teach learners skills over time. Microlearning lessons may be presented as text, games, images, video, or short quizzes to improve attention and retention.

The best part of this learning style is the flexibility. Learners can complete lessons during their work break or even on the bus.

2. Blended Learning
Blended learning combines traditional classroom teaching formats with online lessons. This setup builds the perfect learning environment for learners who have tricky schedules or transportation limitations.

The flexibility empowers workers to learn in situations that can help them reach their full potential in their career.

3. Multidirectional Training
Traditionally, employees are only offered training for skills that are essential to their role which makes it hard to prepare for a career shift.

For example, a copywriter may get access to technical writing training but probably wouldn’t get access to a course over coding languages.

However, edtech tools can help bridge this gap. Employees can access courses in any field so that they can keep an edge in their industry or even make a career change.

Whether you need flexibility, accessibility, or help with cost, edtech offers solutions that can help you build your resume and your career.

To spot emerging trends and recognize the benefits of these transformational learning and training tools, see edtech.

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