Editorial

#SmartCommunication For Successful Learning

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June 7, 2024

Effective communication is pivotal in enhancing learning experiences. Collaboration between educators and parents fosters a positive environment for students. Amidst the digitalization of education, prioritizing #SmartCommunication is essential for seamless integration of technology into teaching and learning. As learning methods evolve, educators are transforming into facilitators, guiding learners towards acquiring, applying and sharing knowledge. The role of assessment is also evolving, emphasizing the application and utilization of knowledge. While technology shapes the future of education, personal interaction remains vital.

Communication is the key factor in successful learning: If we want to further develop and improve both learning and teaching, we must all work together to improve communication. Communication, especially between educators and parents, creates a positive learning environment for students.

Digitalization, not in the least AI, creates room for improvement but also opens the door to an overwhelming flood of platforms, messengers, AI tools, chats and more. Focusing on #SmartCommunication establishes a foundation for successful digitalization in everyday teaching and learning.

The nature of learning continues to change in significant ways. Successful learning is shifting away from the reproduction of acquired knowledge towards finding, applying and sharing this knowledge. Those who master this process will achieve success and continue to develop as students and educators. This requires the right tools and methods. At #Learntec, we saw some promising approaches, though many were still technology-driven and perhaps not market-ready. The increasing pace of development, however, offers hope for truly innovative solutions.

New technologies are also significantly changing the role of teachers and other educators; just as the nature of learning changes, so does the role of educators in the learning process. Teachers are becoming more like moderators and coaches for learners. 

The assessment of student performance will also need to change. The way knowledge is acquired, applied and shared, and what learners make of their opportunities, will become the most valuable criteria for assessment. The widespread application of AI should also revolutionize the way we measure learning success. At Vodia, we are eager to see these developments take shape. 

Despite all the ongoing digitalization of education, dialogue and personal interaction between educators and learners remain the central success factors; it helps to rethink and further develop our communication habits and the aforementioned success factors before turning to new tools. Smart communication between educators and parents has a positive and salient impact on learning environments. New approaches are emerging here: communication processes are being streamlined, basic communication is becoming automated and the space for personal interaction continues to expand. For educators and platform providers, Vodia offers a toolkit for #SmartSchool. For more information, sales@vodia.com, +1 (617) 861-3490.

About Vodia 

Vodia Networks, Inc. is a pioneering provider of B2B Cloud Communications Solutions catering to enterprises, contact centers and service providers. Vodia's PBX software boasts an extensive suite of business communication features for on-premise and cloud-based systems and operates seamlessly across Windows, Linux or Mac platforms. Fully compliant with SIP industry standards, the Vodia phone system integrates effortlessly with a wide range of platforms like Microsoft365, Microsoft Teams, all kinds of web based collaboration platforms as well as SIP-based devices and trunking providers, granting ultimate freedom in unified communication. Vodia’s multi-tenancy platforms are compatible with an unprecedented number of technologies, including desk phones, softphones and APIs, for myriad third-party software and CRM systems. Our mission is to empower our partners and end-users with the world's best cloud PBX and personalized support to ensure their success at every turn. Visit Vodia on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube

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