Technology And The Transformation Of Education In 2018

By Divya

Technology has greatly influenced us in every aspect of our life. In today's scenario, we rely on technology and education is no exception. In many ways, technology has transformed education as mentioned below:

Earlier an individual had to travel to centers of learning to obtain a formal education. Today, with the worldwide reach of the internet, access to information can be fetched easily at one's fingertips and formal learning is available through online mode. Technology enables new ways of communicating, learning and working collaboratively.

 

A little glimpse into the dynamic digital era- how technology has given a whole new meaning to education and how it has changed our learning pattern and has changed everything in our lives.

How technology will change education in 2018?

Traditional learning Vs Digital learning:

Every individual has a different style of learning. Changes in the role of teachers and learners with the rapid increase in e-learning. The main objective of this article is to focus on the analysis of teaching techniques has it looks very different nowadays.

Earlier teaching method emphasized on the theoretical part of learning where the student sits and listen to the teacher or another who will recite the lesson. These classes provided more lecturing and sometimes more hands on in order to teach the concepts.

A traditional class allows students to verbally exchange ideas and ask questions directly to the professors. In the present system incorporating games and videos in teaching can motivate the students to understand the concepts better and fair well in exam than step by step learning or rote learning

The level of interactivity is actually increased in an online environment so that students get more one-on-one attention from the instructor.

Technology is being put to use in schools where physical attendance is the norm; by coming 2018 we could expect to see tuition taking place on any device, anywhere across the globe. Coming to assignments, weekly tests and projects everything is being digitalized.

Online courses:

Why does one choose online classes?

Most people have busy lives and always complain about not having enough time to do things that they want to. Online education is a form of education based entirely upon connectivity as it provides flexibility, study material, and direct communication. Technology and education have given students numerous choices in how they obtain their education.

Taking online classes have become very popular lately. Although, these classes have their own pros and cons. The level of interactivity is increased in the online environment, so the classes communicate by sending and receiving emails. These courses are aimed at large scale online participation with universities offering access to education for free along with certificates.

The instant transfer of material is convenient for the students and professors to communicate. Some classes have open discussions which provide an opportunity for students to understand the course or subjects being discussed.

Connectivity will bridge the gap between, not just teachers and students, but the businesses and institutions that an education is built towards. Students can access online videos that provide instructions on a wide variety of topics at various skill levels and participate in real-time video conferences with teachers or tutors.

The increasing influence in the use of technologies has made the work simpler and the opportunity for the economic growth is predicted to be vast.

Conclusion: Lessons can be customised to fit each students learning style and progress. Through these advanced tools, education can provide immense opportunities for students to be able to work and excel in their career.

Also Read: E-Learning Trends 2018: 8 Ways Digitisation Makes Studying Addictive

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