Technology is empowering educators in creating innovative learning experiences for students. It is impacting student engagement rate, encourages collaboration, and enhances learning experience.
A year after experiencing remote learning, academics realized that technology has changed education for the better. A few reasons how technology is impacting students and how educators can make the most of it to integrate it effectively into the curriculum.
Digital classroom solutions provide better access to information
Access to the internet means having access to information 24/7. Students can search through resources, learning materials, connect to communities, groups, and collaborate on group projects using tools and apps. Academicians can provide additional course materials and specific portals, course related software for each learner. Open educational resources are budget friendly and affordable providing useful study material for students to access throughout the course.
Online classroom management improving student engagement
Edu-tech can make learning more engaging and collaborative as students are exposed to seek practical knowledge rather than memorizing theoretical facts while it induces critical thinking. This could be done through participating in quizzes, offering instant feedback, and group discussions. To make learning experience truly interactive it must be engaging learning with pen and pencil, working out problems on paper versus using a computer with virtual user interface enhances user experience. Students also find it effective to learn complex subject matters with ease while it is virtual as they are provided with hands-on practice. Integrating technology both inside and outside the class is a great way to retain student engagement.
Expand boundaries with classroom management solutions
Technology is expanding students' horizons by extending learning beyond textbooks as they are connected to the real world. Integrating technology with curriculum students have no walls as barriers to seek knowledge as the learning environment has no boundaries with study materials and knowledge transfer seeked from subject experts. With technology, students can access learning material and resources whenever they need to with access to such learning material and support educators are also relieved with a sense that students are well equipped with resource material.
Digival practices self paced learning where each student can advance at their own pace as a part of their learning process. It allows students to learn digital literacy which will have a positive impact when they enter the workforce. As it embraces one to one learning it enables students with technology needed to engage with both on campus and in office.