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Online Instructors More in Demand

According to a survey that was published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, of 1,021 participants comprising university directors, Ivy League university professors, and venture capitalists, 60% believed higher education will look completely different in 2020, while 39% believed the traditional college structure will not change much. Advancements in technology will continue to be one of the key drivers behind growth in education technology. There is no denying the best formula for a well-rounded education consists of both online and classroom instruction because of the unique skills acquired in each. Many educational institutions are preparing for this change by reevaluating their current learning models, and instructors are acquiring new skills to remain competitive in this changing industry.

The terms teacher, instructor, and professor are branching out into a variety of terms specific to particular teaching levels or methods. If teaching is part of your future plan, it may be wise for you to familiarize yourself with the various types of teachers and qualifications typically required. Both corporate and academic organizations seek teachers.

Corporate Instruction: With the increase in virtual office participation, companies are using technology to remotely educate and train staff. Some of the educational professionals sought after include the following:

Academic Instruction is changing rapidly due to advancements in technology, and the variety of skills required to teach is broadening, particularly for those who enjoy teaching in class as well as online. Some of the types of academic instructors today include the following:





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+Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger

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