Face-to-face lectures are slowly being replaced by online courses due to the fast-paced development of technology.
some people might think that there is no need for traditional lectures anymore, I believe they still play an important role in students' development.
There are numerous benefits to attending
, Consistent attendance in lectures can improve a student's discipline. For college students,
can be considered a preparation for office hours.
, physical lectures promote human interaction, most importantly between professors and students.
will save time for students as they can just ask their questions and receive responses immediately.
, physical lectures are
a chance for students to meet up and socialize with their classmates, which is a huge bonus as there are researches showing young people are becoming more and more lonely in their lives.
understand why college students prefer online lectures to face-to-face ones. It is a fact that college-level materials can be difficult to understand at the
is why many universities are providing online lectures for students to review them as many times as they like.
, Students can pause the lecture videos for immediate in-depth reading, which is something physical lectures do not allow. Another thing is that giving a lecture physically in the morning, which is something some college students do not prefer. Professors can
post online lecture video and let the students watch them in their own time.
I think that new technology definitely make education more convenient, physical lectures are still of vital importance and cannot be replaced entirely by the technology. Professors should only provide online lectures in the form of recordings of physical ones.