Q: What is Learnmet?
An online networking, online teaching and an online learning platform designed to connect individuals with each other for a purpose of discussion, learning and teaching online using various live collaboration and content sharing technologies.
Q: Who are the ideal users of Learnmet?
Learnmet can be used by anyone who has access to the internet. Learnmet can be used by students from the school, college university to learn from local or foreign teachers on almost any subject matter. Learnmet can be used by professionals to learn better job skills, programming, business or financial skills online from other professionals or expert trainers.
A few examples
- Academic teachers and students of an educational institute can constantly collaborate on lessons, questions, answers, and ideas.
- Online tutors can find students and tutor them online using various teaching tools on Learnmet.
- Any school, college or university student can find online tutors or mentors to get help on homework, exam support, yearlong tuition or to do projects.
- Schools in remote locations can also find teachers on the Learnmet network and hire them for teaching their students online.
- Music or dance teachers, professional trainers or gym instructors and other vocational trainers can teach and train hundreds of students online.
- Schools and colleges could use Learnmet groups for each class to create seamless communication and collaboration among parents, teachers, and students for a more connected education management.
Q: Is there any video about the Learnmet platform?
Yes, there is an official youtube channel where all tutorial and marketing videos are added on a regular basis. The following video is a one minute overview of the concept behind the Learnmet platform. There many other videos on the channel.
Q: How to find a tutor, teacher or trainer on Learnmet?
Users can use the search function at the top of every page to search for other users, teachers and trainers already part of the Learnmet community.
Q: How do I find learning content?
Learnmet users can search for various keywords like 'Math', 'English', 'Programming', fitness etc in terms of courses for their specific learning need.
Q: How do I see any class or session?
This is a tool that can help individuals to schedule and publish their teaching sessions. Students can either enroll in an already scheduled teaching session by a teacher or trainer or they can request a new session on the teacher's calendar. The Learnmet calendar can also be used to add personal events which will not be visible to the public.
Q: How do I collaborate using Learnmet groups?
Learnmet group is a social feature to establish seamless collaboration among Learnmet users for a specific purpose or topic. For example Math group, science group, language group, technology group etc. The Learnmet group feature also offers group timeline, a group LiveConnect to start live conference among all or selected group members on any device.
A student can search for a learning need, find a teacher and can connect with that teacher instantly if the teacher is online. The instant connect functions can connect two individuals almost instantly on the live virtual classroom environment
This function allows a student to request a session on a teacher’s calendar for future date or time. Once the teacher accepts the session request the system sends a payment request to the requesting student. The session is confirmed when the student makes a successful payment. The system automatically sends a reminder email and a final email to both the teacher and student on the scheduled date with the link to join a virtual classroom session.
A teacher can publish a blended course which could be a combination of self-study content and live session over Learnmet's virtual classroom. A student could pay and enroll to the course online on a course calendar. The student gets full access to view the self-study content created and published by the teacher along with access to all live session offered by the teacher part of the course.
Learnmet has developed a simple, smart, fast and powerful content management system to all its registered users over 18 years of age. A user can create a structured knowledge content (online course) with a blend of HTML, PDF, and Video and publish them for FREE or for a price tag on Learnmet's global marketplace. These courses could be either completely content based (Self Study Materials) or a combination of content and live sessions (Instructor Led Course or blended learning course)
Using this function user can send or receive messages with other users on Learnmet
All live sessions take place at Learnmet are recorded and made available after the session at Dashboard. Both the student and the teacher participating in the session can watch the recorded session video after the session using Learnmet's innovative recorded video session player.
The dashboard gives student multiple online tools to browse through all enrolled courses, learning materials, all purchase information, recorded sessions, message inbox, access to discussion forums and a productive course view module to read through courses, take notes and much more.
The dashboard gives teachers multiple tools to create and publish course content, track performance of services, track earnings and payments, access Learnmet calendar, recorded sessions, access to the discussion forum for all published courses, message inbox and much more.
This is a lightweight and powerful video conferencing tool where teachers and students can connect with each other live for one to one or group sessions. At Learnmet we call it Live Connect. Live connect can connect Teacher and students across the world including areas where internet connection speed is very low like 2 Mbps.
At learnmet, every individual can post their wish on the community. Every user can create multiple wishes, and the system displays all wish list from the community. A Learnmet wish can also be shared on other social networking so that people can see a wish an extend help. As an example, a student on Learnmet community can post a wish to Learn math, science, language etc. On the other hand, a teacher on the Learnmet community can post a wish of teaching students on a specific subject. Corporate employees can post their wish of learning a specific technology or job skill or a Learnmet user can post a wish for staying fit.
Know more about how the Learnmet Marketplace Works
Q: How does Learnmet help businesses?
Businesses can use Learnmet to find subject matter experts using Learnmet Search, schedule live online training sessions accessing the Trainers live calendar. Globally distributes employees can connect to the live session using any devices on even lower internet speed. Once the session is overall employees could see the recording of the session time and again for better knowledge retention. Learnmet could be extremely useful for businesses that are remote and do not have access to subject matter experts locally. Next phase of Learnmet will introduce more productive functions for learning managers to manage employee learning in a simple and easy way.
On the other hand, businesses that have information to share outside the company can use Learnmet to deliver their brand information or product information in terms of FREE knowledge content. Training provider companies can also user Learnmet platform to deliver training to remote students and professionals who otherwise could not be reached due to geographical limitations. So Learnmet helps increase company's reach organically.
Q: How can Learnmet help NGOs to deliver education to their communities?
NGOs and government agencies working hard to make it a better world by delivering free education to millions of people across the world always face challenges in finding the right instructor for their audience. Using Learnmet these NGOs could find great teachers and trainers all over the world, schedule sessions with them in simple steps and these teachers could deliver a session to their communities no matter whether they are. These could boost the volume and quality of education being delivered to regional developing communities around the world. Learnmet could also help these NGOs during the full cycle of discovery to delivery of education from great teachers around the world as a managed service using the Learnmet platform.
On the other hand, using Learnmet's own social learning network the NGOs could reach more people across the world. There could be a great opportunity to engage with teachers and trainers from a Philanthropic standpoint.
So, on one hand, the NGOs or Agencies could find great resources and delivery learning and education, on the other hand, could increase their followers, supporters and reach global followers.
Q: Do I have to pay to use Learnmet?
At present Learnmet is free to join by creating an account. The majority of the functions are free to use on Learnmet; however, students or trainees need to pay for live sessions with teachers or trainers based on rates offered by teachers and trainers on Learnmet. To enroll and get access to courses which are offered for a price on Learnmet's global course marketplace, students need to pay online.
Q: Whom do I pay?
All payments from students for classes and training sessions are made to Learnmet and Learnmet makes payment to the teacher, educator or the trainer after deducting a small percentage. The deduction of the percentage could vary widely based on the type of classes or training sessions are purchased on Learnmet.
Q: How do I pay to enroll in a course or get into a live session?
At Learnmet all payments are securely made online. Anyone having internet access can either pay using their credit card or debit card or via their PayPal account. As of now, Learnmet does not store any credit information from users. All payments are made through PayPal's payment gateway no matter payment is made using credit or debit cards or PayPal account. At this point, PayPal is accepting VISA Card, MasterCard, Discover Card, and American Express cards.
Q: How do I receive my earnings if I want to be a teacher/trainer at Learnmet?
Learnmet has partnered with global payment processing companies who will receive the payables from Learnmet and sent the payment directly to the recipient's bank account in their country.
All Learnmet users wish to teach and earn on Learnmet must provide required personal banking information to receive payment. Inside Learnmet dashboard, when a user logs in using teacher profile the will find a tab called services offered, every teacher needs to fill in all required information requested under that tab. Once we receive all information and the user account meets payment release eligibility payments will be automatically sent to their bank account in a few days from meeting payment release eligibility.
Q: When do I receive payments as a teacher or trainer?
Whenever the earning amount of a user account reaches USD 100 or equivalent to USD 100 as per their local currency, Learnmet automatically initiates the payment release process.
Q: How do I bring my friends or build my global knowledge sharing network?
Learnmet has a function called "Invite Others". With the help of this function, a user can invite other users using their email address. Once an invitee creates a free account on Learnmet the user who sent the invitation receives rewards.
Q: What are rewards?
As a token of appreciation and motivation, Learnmet credits reward points to every user when any of their invitees create a free account. Learnmet also credits 1 rewards point for every USD 1 spent on buying courses, live session or other services on the website. Users from countries with currencies other than USD will receive 1 point for 1 USD equivalent of purchase in their local currencies.
We are working on adding more reward options for Learners and Educators to make learning fun and motivating.
All reward points received can be either redeemed during making another purchase on Learnmet or can be redeemed with one of our global online retail merchant partners.
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Q: What browsers do Learnmet Support?
Learnmet supports most of the modern browsers but we recommend using Chrome or Mozilla for the best experience. We are constantly working on making Learnmet compatible with more browsers. However, there are few known issues that we are working on. We request every visitor and user of Learnmet to let us know about any issues they face while on Learnmet website. This will help us fix them faster and better. All known issues could be found at Learnmet Known Issues.
Q: What devices do Learnmet Support?
As of now, Learnmet is best viewed using a desktop computer or a laptop. However, most Learnmet functions work well on an Android device. Learnmet works fine on iPhone. However, Learnmet users facing some issues while using it on an iPad. We are working hard to resolve it fast. The updates could be found on our known issues page.
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