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      <Volume-Issue>Volume 1, Issue 1</Volume-Issue>
      <Season>Aug-Sep 2020</Season>
      <ArticleType>Education &amp; Training</ArticleType>
      <ArticleTitle>Covid-19 Lockdown: An Opportunity to Explore New Frontiers for Online-Training</ArticleTitle>
      <Abstract>The nationwide closures of educational institutions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have made impact over 87% of the world’s student population, as claimed by UNSECO. This pandemic has impacted the prevailing conventional education systems in ways that have no precedence in recent times. In response to this environment, educational Institutions have resorted to distance learning solutions. While, online-teaching and virtual simulation are proven tools for skill development in young personalities, ‘Virtual Simulation aided training’ do have challenges due to inherent tangible and intangible limitations and characteristics. Nevertheless, online-training is a vital and exclusive instrument to boost the educational productivity during pandemic like situations. Sudden onset of the pandemic has made the transition into online education bit tedious. In order to address the end objective of online education, it is inevitable that the eLearning objective has to be a focused activity. To achieve the eLearning objectives the concerted effort has to be made to streamline and standardize methodologies. It is to be ensured that the value-based training architecture shall complement cognitive learning also. This paper looks at various concepts and methodologies with the intent of providing a framework for standardization of online education.</Abstract>
      <Keywords>Online-Training,Virtual simulation,eLearning,Training,Education during lockdowns,educational productivity,skill development</Keywords>
        <Abstract>https://ejsss.net.in/ubijournal-v1copy/journals/abstract.php?article_id=8087&amp;title=Covid-19 Lockdown: An Opportunity to Explore New Frontiers for Online-Training</Abstract>
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