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7 characteristics of 21st century learning

7 characteristics of 21st century learning

"21st century", the very word infuses hopes, expectations and regards of the highest order. And 21st century learning obviously has to be something unconventional and off-menu. Why? It is because this is the era of technology, competition and evolution. So what should be the characteristics of this era to make the students outshine the other numerous bright students?

Read on to find out what should be the 7 most important characteristics of 21st century learning for your aid...

1) Knowledge-oriented:
Most basic and most important aspect of learning. Whatever you learn, it must be for the sake of enhancing your knowledge and not to meet the immediate goals. For instance, if you study something just for the sake of an exam, you will forget all essential things the subject taught you once you are done with the exam. Therefore, learn (in whatever century you happen to be) for the sake of acquiring the knowledge.

2) Technology-driven:
How can one think of surviving in this era without technology. Whether you like the scary new devices which are launched into the market at the drop of a hat or not, you must surely learn to accept the good things it has to offer. Update yourself about the technology trends and learn various things about utilizing the numerous gadgets to make learning a fun activity.

Also read: Should students be allowed to use digital gadgets in school?

3) Relevancy:
The things you learn must be relevant while you are focusing on that particular subject. This will help in linking facts and logical ideas together.

4) Interdependency:
Relevancy leads to interdependency of knowledge. This will help you store data in your mind in the proper order. You can access your knowledge bank at any time with ease.

5) Adaptable data:
The data you acquire must be versatile. You should be able to apply the knowledge wherever required and benefit yourself.

6) Rich-in-data information:
The information given to you from your teachers or parents or others must be data-rich. Half knowledge will not help. Complete understanding of things is necessary.

7) Diverse form of learning:
The process of learning must happen in all directions. In the sense, you must be learning via various forms of media, assessment or instructional strategies. A collaborative approach must be followed in terms of using technology, source of data etc.

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