How does technology impact student learning? Some postsecondary educators view technology as a distraction in the classroom. It still requires a guide the educator and a purpose related to the curriculum. And it does require some effort and strategies to integrate it effectively into your course material. But, if used with intention, technology can be transformed from a distraction to an effective teaching tool.
Technology has changed the world. Technology has affected education, medication, social life, and etc. Technology has changed and affected the world in a positive and negative way. As technology continuously changes throughout time, so does the ways teachers use in their classrooms. A few years ago, schools had chalk boards then changed to white boards.
Technology has allowed us to connect with people with ease and has made many tasks so much easier. From desktops to iPhones, the world we live in allows us to communicate with anybody with wireless access with just a couple of clicks of the mouse. From listening to our favorite songs, to going to the mall, technology has made everyday life more convenient. We can text on cellphones, connect on social media and facetime with little to no effort at all. It really Is amazing to see how much technology has advanced and what it allows us to do today.
As a student, it has a bigger effect. Going to school everyday and being with friends is more distracting than you hope but your teachers are there to make sure you focus and achieve. Some teachers allow the use of technology which is known to have a huge impact on students. It can be a major distraction to a student but it can also be a key way to help a student progress in learning. Technology shows you visual imagery such as videos and photos about a subject from the past, for example: World War images or inspirational MLK videos.
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