BEIJING, March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rain classroom is a new smart tool for teaching jointly developed by Tsinghua University and XuetangX. It has been specially designed to be used in a blended learning environments.
The use of new technologies is transforming how Chinese students learn in the classroom. The preconceived image of students who repeated concepts only to pass exams is a thing of the past. An example of this is the Rain Classroom, a tool that allows students how to interact with their teachers in class and out of class using their smartphones.
With this free app teachers communicate with students' mobile phones, sharing slides, videos and exams. Simultaneously students send their feedback in a timely manner, helping instructors adjust teaching strategies. Rain Classroom provides a real-time and personalized analysis of students' class performance with a friendly user interface.
Wang Shuaiguo, the founder of Rain Classroom, shared his insights "In less than two years we have reached more near three million users covering nearly the 100% of Chinese universities. Our application is providing free access to more than 10,000 MOOC videos allowing teachers to integrate Rain Classroom with any type of learning system that they may be using".
The English version is now available, to install the app users must already have WeChat. This is the most popular Chinese mobile application software, and it also works in English.
"We want to cooperate with universities in the world that wish to upload their courses to include Rain Classroom, sharing advanced teaching practices. Our application has been very well received, not only by the students and teachers, but also by the authorities of the Ministry of Education of China who have seen in Rain Classroom as a tool to modernize and introduce the use of active learning technologies in middle and high school education. For more information or to download Rain Classroom visit the XuetangX's website: http://www.xuetangx.com/global.
XuetangX is a world's leading platform for lifelong learning. It was devoted to bringing together quality education resources from schools, enterprises, and providing low-cost, efficient access to knowledge, certificates, credits and even degrees. At present, there are 10 million registered users and more than 1,300 MOOCs courses.
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