Technology has been a very important part in the advancement of society. Now, technology has even been integrated into education to make learning more engaging and effective. Several benefits of technology-integrated learning have already been observed in the recent years and now, different edutech companies have come up with a motive to make learning more efficient and student-friendly.
Technology has several benefits on the overall learning process. Some of such important benefits are mentioned below:
- Enhances In-depth Learning
With technology, visualizing the concepts has become a reality. Now topics like relative motion, Newton’s laws, thermodynamics and several other concepts can be easily visualized using 3D animations and graphics. By visualizing, the topics are better understood and are retained for a longer time. Students also tend to develop an interest if they thoroughly understand the concepts.
- Provide Easy Access to Information
Accessing information and knowledge has now become easier than ever. The whole ocean of knowledge is now available at our fingerprints. Now, individuals need not keep turning pages after pages for a particular information; instead, with just a few clicks, almost everything is available for free and to anyone. With this, even distance learning has become a reality and anyone can learn anything from the comfort of their own time and place.
- Personalized Learning
In traditional classrooms, learning is teacher-centric and individuals might not get proper attention. With technology, adaptive learning has become possible which is a student-friendly approach and learning has become personalized. Now, analyzing the individual needs of the students has become easy. For example, if a student does not understand cell membrane or cell formation, the teacher can analyze that and help that student to understand from the beginning i.e. the basics of cells. This way, students get to understand the fundamentals properly and then approach the higher concepts.
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- Improves Engagement
Various interactive lessons have been made possible by integrating technology with the learning platform. Students can now even study using their smartphones according to their own convenience. With technology, lessons have also become more engaging which helps the students to develop an interest in the lessons and learn in a more effective way.
Apart from these benefits, technology also helps in collaborative learning as which helps in developing critical thinking skills, leadership abilities, etc. To get an idea of how technology-integrated learning is more engaging and effective, subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube channel.