Internet and digital technologies are penetrating in every segment of education sector i.e. from preschools to research studies. Technology in education is helping students to get good quality education. The devices like chromebooks, tablets and i-pads are provided by schools enable children to watch their favorite cartoons and at the same time learning pictorial rhymes at the same time. Learning or digital learning is being imparted to them through flexible and non-intrusive formats as a result students across all age groups are discovering the joys of learning and having fun while being at it.
The technology has made classrooms smart and internet connectivity in the classrooms provide both teachers and students easier, faster yet affordable access to information and learning resources. It also enables students and teachers to get connected to a wider community of education stakeholders.gb
In a class of 60-70 students, it is difficult for a teacher to focus on every student individually. However, technology makes it easier to monitor every student personally. The devices provided by schools and colleges enable students to learn anywhere anytime. In addition to that these devices aid teachers to get any kind of content from anywhere in the world improving their teaching delivery techniques. Teachers also get in-depth understanding of their students’ learning behaviours, learning levels and areas of improvement. Digital learning provides a new ability to provide educational experiences that are customised for each student.
Easy Access to Education
The tools provided by digital learning helps in explaining the complex concepts or retain students’ attention leading to improved learning among them. These easily available online tools expand access to quality education by allowing students to learn anywhere and anytime. Moreover being on the Internet, students may get connected with as many experts they want and that too from any part of the world.
In Indian context, digital learning can make education accessible to the remote areas of the country. Students of schools, colleges, and universities located in remote areas of the nation may get access to the top teachers and top resources through digital or online learning.
Along with learning, assessment methodologies are also becoming digital providing students a real-time feedback on their learning levels. It helps both students and instructors concentrate on the weak areas of studies and regular feedback regarding the improvement in those areas. Digital assessments don’t require any kind of pen and paper and can be taken anywhere anytime. The best part with digital assessments is that they provide guidance to correct misperceptions and incorrect responses along with helping out students to figure out their issues.