Education Technology- a topic which seems to remain the most discussed in the year 2016. Ed-techs has created the wider opportunity to access education with online learning. With mobile devices, computer system and the internet any human on the earth can learn anything. With so much convenience to learning, one cannot miss out the opportunity to learn. And why not acquire new or update knowledge which will help us in our future course. Besides, people learn about how techs in education work. This gives them the idea of trending techs and how to operate them. Read on.
What is Ed-Tech?
Education Technology is used to facilitate education and enhancing the performance of the students by designing and deploying and employing and managing suitable technological procedures and measures. Many might say it differently. For them, ed-tech are used as apps, software and latest tools to improve education i.e to enhance teaching and learning practice.
Techs Bridges Learning
Technology has greatly helped to make way for the new form of education i.e online learning. It has allowed learners across the world to connect to the institute from any place of the globe. Irrespective of their financial background students can access whatever they want to learn. However, one should have learning gadget and internet to log into online course programme. The number of mobile devices users has significantly increased. And is expected to grow further. Particularly the number of smartphone users have exploded. The mobile and education technology have created amazing scope for learning. Today, online learners learn via smartphones and other mobile devices.
Students with their user id and password, provided by the online learning facilitator (college or university), log in to the take education. Besides, to make learning simplified there are apps. Many online learning facilitators provide apps to their students. These apps are designed in such manner that everything that students need are available at their fingertips. This way ed-tech connects learner living hundred and thousands of miles away with the college and university. Basically, now it has become the bridge between the learner and learning.
How Ed-Tech Have Innovated Learning?
The technology was always there in education before. There was time when students learnt about computers. There was the computer system in the class labs. As technology advanced the concept of learning with machines have entered the classroom. Today, there are many schools and higher institutes which have adopted latest techs to make classroom learning engaging. They have also adopted blended learning also termed as hybrid learning. This includes some portion of the classroom learning and some online. This way students remain engaged with both traditional and the new format of education i.e e-learning. And yes there is pure online learning which totally is web and digital-based learning where entire learning takes place at e-learning platform. This was technology in education have innovated new elements in the modern learning.
Walking Into Future
The way techs have surrounded human life it’s not difficult to guess that we have already entered into the digital world. In education, too, technology has been adopted to enhance its standard. Considering all the developments and aspects it cannot be ruled out that techs wave made learning system advanced and futuristic.
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