Impact of Technology on Education
(Last Updated On: April 12, 2018)

In this era of scientific advancement, technology is playing a major role in the education sector. With the integration of technology in education, the learning has now become more student-centric, engaging and efficient.

Several constraints of the traditional education system have been overcome in technology-integrated learning systems. In this article, some of the most noteworthy impact of technology on education are discussed which proves how technology is revolutionizing the learning process.

  • Technology has made knowledge more easily accessible

Access to a wide spectrum of knowledge is now extremely easy and quick. With technology (internet), one can learn about anything and everything with just a few clicks. Even online education has been made possible with the emergence of internet and cloud computing. Now, one can even learn particular topics like photosynthesis or Newton’s laws in a quick, efficient and easy way.

  • Technology has increased engagement

Technology is responsible for increased engagement among the learners. With the use of 3D animations, students tend to visualize better and thus, gets more engaged with learning. Better visualization and having more engagement can help the students to understand topics better and retain the concepts for longer. Also, gamification has now become a possibility which further improves engagement and learners can learn in a more effective way.

  • Technology has made adaptive learning possible

One of the major boons of technology-integrated education is adaptive learning. Using adaptive technology, personalized learning is possible and learners can learn at their own pace and style. Many educational apps use adaptive technology to understand the unique learning pattern of the learners and present content accordingly.

In this way, if one struggles with a certain topic, like respiratory system, the app can understand that and provide lessons based on respiratory system and related topics.

These were a few ways in which technology has been revolutionizing the learning process. Many of the educational institutes have started integrating technology into the classrooms, thus, making learning more interactive, engaging and effective.

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