During these months in which we are still in quarantine in my country, I am giving my students online classes, which here in Venezuela is a feat due to the poor services that exist.
Apart from this, I have found it a very interesting experience. Of course, like everything else, it has its contrasts, but I think that if we take advantage of it, we can draw very good lessons.
Among the negative points is the fact that some of the students may lack the proper technological education to access both the teaching materials and to do the corresponding research.
In the same way, the custom of traditional education forms a prejudice that things are not the same and that nothing will be learned. And, certainly, there will be things that cannot be done digitally, but that cannot be fulfilled with the pedagogical objectives, it is false.
I say this from my own experience as well, since last year I was able to take a diploma in distance university education. That is why it is also important to highlight its advantages, such as: flexibility in carrying out activities, creativity in the resources to be used, overcoming spatial-temporal barriers, etc.
Among all the advantages, I always like to point out the fact that online education empowers us more, since there is no physical classroom, a teacher in front of us or colleagues around us to push us to prepare ourselves as best as possible in the subject we are studying.
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