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Eyes-on learning means you can gain the experience of classroom learning combined with the benefits of online learning – as well as being in a fully safeguarded environment.

Students can access a range of facilities once they have logged in to our online virtual portal and seats.

Eyes-on learning combines live teaching and support for your learning. A live stream ensures safeguarding and the learners can ask for assistance anytime.

But what are the five benefits of eyes-on learning? This blog post explains.

5 benefits of eyes-on learning

1. The Human Touch

Eyes-on learning carries many of the benefits of classroom learning including accessibility between teachers and learners. Having a teacher in the room can help keep the subject ‘alive’ and by interaction you can relate the subject to your own experience, improving relevance and knowledge. The trainer can give on-the-spot help, above the standards of course curriculum.

2. Focus / Removal of Distractions 

With supervision, learners aren’t distracted by the wide world and social media. This makes it easier to be immersed in the learning process, the topic and the focus. 

3. Immediate Feedback

Eyes-on learning can help you understand the subject and ask questions if needed. Our e-learning mechanism has the opportunity for instant feedback, as well as a sophisticated tracking system so teachers can monitor learners’ progress.

4. Personalised Learning

A tailored learning pathway means that students receive the learning that best suits their needs. With eyes-on learning support is provided for learners to excel their knowledge via access to teachers and instant feedback.

5. Safeguarding

The chats and recordings are stored and can be accessed remotely via our EDClass secure cloud servers. These are encrypted and only certain levelled users have external access. Your staff can log in to sessions. Once complete it is sent to your server for back up, data protection and child protection. All our staff are enhanced DBS checked.

The Cons of Mainstream Classrooms

There are also cons of mainstream classrooms, which using online eyes-on learning can eradicate.

Expense: Classrooms have more costs associated to them than online learning. The school, classroom, equipment and resources of have associated costs – whereas with online learning all you need is a suitable electronic device and an internet connection.

Travel: There is a need to travel to where the learning is being delivered – this creates both a time and costs constraint for parents, learners and teachers.

Speed of Learning: In the classroom, the teacher needs to ensure that everyone in the classroom understands the topic before moving on. This can mean faster learnings spend excessive amounts of time on subjects. With eyes-on learning and the tailored learning pathway, the learner benefits through understanding the subject at their own pace.

Hours: Eyes-on learning also provides additional convenience to classroom learning. Hours can be adjusted, so those for example doing work experience, can continue learning around this. 

Read more: Learning and revising using a virtual classroom

Where can I find out more?

Managers in charge of EDClass in schools in Multi Academy Trusts can use eyes-on learning in order to see:

  • The learner
  • Every learner under the control of the manager, school or MAT account
  • The teachers
  • The support assistant
  • Teaching assistants
  • The conversation
  • The questions
  • Every action performed by EDClass staff and pupils
  • The live picture
  • Any other thing taking place whilst the webcam is recording (for safeguarding purposes)

EDClass has created 10,000 e-learning lessons, live teaching sessions and videos. Our aim is to deliver excellent teaching and learning to customers to access learning resources, which translate into an achievement of appropriate qualifications and progression to further education and employment.

A range of safeguarding mechanisms include alerts, chat functionality and all teachers are enhanced DBS checked.

For more information call 01909 568 338.