The lesson which we have learned from the pandemic is that online teaching is the need of the hour to create young professionals. All these days we thought that online teaching is an additional window to teach the students but now it is an available opportunity to grow. Let me look at how the pandemic oversees the new pace of education.
Postponement of examination
Many examinations have been postponed due to the current situation. JEE exam, NEET PG exam, UGC NET exam, UPSC EPFO exam, CA intermediate examination, and CA final examination have been rescheduled to later dates. CSEET May month examination held through online mode. This happened on two dates as some students missed attending the first time. The remote-based proctored mode of examination happened on May 8, 2021. The re-test for this same CSEET examination was conducted on 10th May 2021. The result is expected in the fourth week of May 2021.
In General, CA foundation, inter and final level of examinations happen two times per year. CMA intermediate and final level of examination happens three times per year. CMA foundation examination happens two times per year. ACS intermediate and final happens two times per year. CSEET examination happens four times per year. So, the examination schedule and the training require pre-planning. Six months of preparation for foundation level and eight to ten months of preparation for intermediate level and final level is mandatory.
As per the new guidelines of ICSI students need to download the safe exam browser in the device on which they plan to write the examination. This browser opens an environment where the other websites, applications, and system functions cannot be used along with the device. So, it is easy to check the screen of the student. Internet surfing during examination is not possible. The other operations like a screenshot, program switcher, task manager, and print screen are not available during the examination. This browser can be added through a link from the web browser or e-mail. It is easy to install and deploy this software.
Advantages of Online CA coaching
Online courses are available as downloadable videos and mobile app videos. With the help of youtube, the courses are offered as password-protected online video links and the mobile app also helps for viewing the online classes with login credentials.Online teaching is not with self-paced videos but it is made interesting with screen sharing, virtual backgrounds, annotations, and white boarding. Screen sharing and direct conversation catch the attentiveness of the students. Applying innovative ideas through chats, question and answers, presentations, audio and video engage the students with different types of content. So, in the case of online CA coaching preparing the content with a short and engaging element becomes successful. The Zoom classes can be password protected and for safety purposes, the link of online classes need not be used for marketing on social media. This is to prevent online classes from hacking. The two ways of authentication for logging in improves security for online CA/CMA/ACS classes.
How to learn CA during this pandemic?
RR Academy offers online full-term classes and part-time crash courses for difficult subjects like tax and audit. Make use of these short-term and long-term classes to learn the subject from a different angle. Faculties are trained to offer online content with regular interaction. The online center-based examination is perceived as the best option after the online CA coaching classes. California Department of Education states that the internet is not a luxurious service but it is the necessary service. In California, the government is trying to provide service to all universally. Always set goals that are apt to the current education system. At RR Academy we converse about the personal pressures to the students which make a strong relationship among students and teachers. As CA and B.com are declared as equivalent qualifications learning CA/CMA/ACS from the comfort of the home opens the door to job opportunities in Big four companies.
TalentLMS, Thinkific, Google Classroom, Schoology, Meet Google, Cisco WebEx, and Canvas LMS are some of the best products for online teaching. The content of e-learning should be engaging and take the appropriate time to cover the syllabus. So, offline teaching and online teaching has many challenges. As per the research Cojocariu et al., 2014 it is essential to check the standards of e-resources. By setting a set of standards for e-resources and e-learning it enhances the quality of education. Technology, content creation, and quality standards are essential for a healthy e-learning environment.
E-learning and online classes are predicted as the future of higher education. Though it is difficult to change the school education it has a potential sketch with higher education. So, getting adapted to e-learning during this summer creates enthusiasm and fosters the knowledge required for completing a chartered accountancy course.