10 Ways Technology Changed Learning

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In today’s era of innovation, technology has drastically changed the way people communicate with each other. It has significantly transformed people’s lives. There are many teachers who’ll agree with the opinion that technology has considerably changed the way of teaching and learning processes.

With the ways technology has transformed in the last decade, its benefits are becoming evident as just how our brains process and discover information has changed dramatically. While the developments in technologies will not be always good or bad, they are simply a new truth that teachers should adapt to. For instructor, it is your task to make your students get engaged in the classroom, and with the outside world being persistently stimulating it can be quite hard to do.
We may not have noticed it but in today’s era technology has turned to be an indispensable part of everyone’s living. It’s assisted us to work at home, work and school with full comfort and at a very smooth pace. Without technology, it may have probably taken us 20 and more years to get things what we have now as individuals. Isn’t it true?
Before the development with appliances, gadgets, infrastructure and the great machines that create them, it all comes back to learning. So here’s a brief throwback on the way technology has really changed our lives and got us here where we are today.
Technology has developed in both power and usage exponentially over the past few decades.
It’s crept into all facets of our lives without us understanding it and has gradually changed things either for better or for worse. Education is a thing that continues to be among many areas which continue to be significantly influenced by technologies, and it has tried to progress using the increasing use of technologies in classes. The way students have been understanding information and studying has significantly changed because the times of card brochures and hours spent brushing through libraries. But how actually the technology has changed learning?



10 Ways Technology Changed Learning

#1: Student Confidence
Using the latest technologies, students have become much more confident not only in their studies but also in their writing skills and their knowledge. How actually has technology transformed the education to assist and boost student’s confidence? Having the flexibility to make use of the similar tools which is used by skilled professionals assists in improving the student’s interest in knowing about those technologies and for what they may be used. It will not only help students in doing more work, but also make them engaged in doing more work with interest. Learners usually seem to be more motivated for getting the respect that comes with the possibilities of using these technologies.

#2: Time and effort saving
From submitting an important project to sending a message for heating leftover food, everything is possible in just seconds because of the technologies. Technologies have made it easier for saving more time for work and it ultimately saves a lot of effort that can be directed towards more important works.

#3: It’s a small world after all
Technology has long proven that irrespective of the fact where you are in the world, you can easily communicate with the people. Whether it’s getting connected with your mom through a call, contacting any foreign client, getting views through your posts or guiding a student, it’s all now easily within your reach. And the part that makes it best is you don’t have to pay much to do all of them.

#4: Better opportunities for luxury living
It’s all because of the ever-growing technology, better; more secure and more adaptable tool can be designed and created. Earlier, the first computer was as big as a cupboard. But now, it has turned into a simple, palm-sized device which is even more user-friendly, and easily accessible.

#5: Information banks available
Every since the innovation of the Internet, there are now abundant of sources, such as websites, online encyclopedias, forums, databases, and advanced search engines, which give quality lectures and journals for everyone. Demystify that ‘information overload’ thinking and keep on learning!

#6: It prolongs the duration of everything
Technologies let us save and record anything from the internet, these making good lectures and other findings stay in the record for upcoming generations. The technologies have advanced so much that the upcoming generations need not to get started from the scratch, rather, they can modernize and update the today’s technology and convert it into something which will meet their lifestyle and ease their daily lives.

#7: Learning experiences to the next level
Beside the different sources of available information, today there are higher advanced approached experiment and implement what you’ve learned. Regardless of what your job or profession is you have availability to a vast array of audio-visual files or presentations that assists in aiding conducting lessons, meetings, spreading out blueprints or even work as simple as streaming online videos.

#8: It makes us for the future
Modern technologies have come a long way and will still bring us further into growth for upcoming years. With the APSEAN and APEC Integration coming up, the new technology will assist us in understanding what’s really approaching. It will make us know about the tech-savvy practices and digital trends practices which are already employed by other developed countries. This will assist us in adapting the modern styles for creative and innovative to learn and teach.

#9: It always makes us engaged
Given that technology is nearly everywhere, there’s no space for boredom! It makes us curious to know about what’s trending around us and gets us puffed up about what’s latest and what’s not. There’s no awkward silence or no dead air or weird conversations. It’s everything about keeping everyone on the go through active engagement, ready for anything.

#10: Teacher Preparation
Teachers can develop lesson plans from starting or along with the few other teachers with whom they had close connections with. Consider this example to understand how technology has changed learning.
Teachers can now work online easily with others, search for new lesson ideas, observe whether they worked effectively or not, and explore other methodologies. Today, teachers can even include online learning tools, such as those from Jumpstart. Together with other resources available easily, teachers can look for new and better ways to educate children than they were able to before.

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Maya Urankar

Content Writer

Maya, an IT Professional, is a freelance Content Writer at Promatics. She has an experience of around 10 years in the IT industry. She has worked majorly in the infrastructure, education, travel, mobile and telecommunication domains. With varied experience of working for many large and a few small IT companies she has been able to gather practical experience and knowledge in IT. She began her career with software development and eventually moved to be a freelance technical Writer/Content developer. She has developed content for websites, written case studies, datasheets, corporate presentations and technical content for a variety of technical documents, She enjoys writing informative Blogs related to Technology topics to help the readers understand Technology better. The Blogs are a way to extend help and share knowledge to resolve the concerns and queries that the readers may have. She likes to spend her spare time reading, loves nature and pets. She loves to listen to music, and play the Guitar.

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