The pandemic has shown that it is more necessary than ever to have online tools that allow training and education. Without barriers and with a global reach. Therefore, YouTube already has a complete business plan.
YouTube has evolved over the past decade like few other websites, going from being a place where there is nothing but entertainment, to a platform where you can learn about just about anything.
for this reason, YouTube wanted to invest in the education sector after a pandemic that highlighted the lack of reliable and practical educational tools. Homeschooling is not as easy as we thought, although there are the necessary tools.
In this sense, YouTube created YouTube Player for Education. The new feature will keep educational environments free of ads, external links, or recommendations typical of a regular app. Although we know how YouTube works sometimes.
Before it extends to all educators on its platform, YouTube will first partner with educational technology companies in the United States, such as EDpuzzle or Purdue University, as they explain in press release.
The goal of YouTube Player for Education is to eliminate distractions in educational videos, providing students with a better experience. In the future, it will also improve the experience you provide in Google Classroom. This is the YouTube we know today.
In addition, eligible creators will be able to offer courses starting next year. Courses can be free or paid and will provide teachers with new space To provide a structured learning environment.
The courses will be available first to those in the United States and South Korea as a trial versionThe service will be expanded to more areas later. We’ll see when he gets to Spain.
Coursesfor those who ask, It will allow creators to create quizzes to test viewers. This service can help children better understand what they have learned.
Creators with access to the Community tab will be able to access this feature starting next year. While it would be great to see YouTube creating new tools for educational creators on its platform, it would be interesting to see how the courses perform on the platform.
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