Use of IT in Education
Education and learning are never-ending processes, and it does not have its limit on when to start and stop. Every day we learn new things that help us in the progress of our lifestyle. Information comes from education, and we use the gathered information for our usage. Education should get accessed at any time by everyone so that a working person, a homemaker, etc., can read any time as per convenience . It will help in reducing the rate of illiteracy. Information Technology fastens the delivery of information, so it is perfect for improving the educational environment. Accessing cost on study material has reduced with the implementation of Information Technology. This technology is a boon to all as learning can be done from anywhere sitting in the world.
The way of learning and the process of teaching have changed because of new technology. For achieving the specific academic goals, both teachers and students are utilizing these novel educational technologies.
But yeah, the expense is a challenge in IT for those who can’t afford the cost. So the one for whom IT is not affordable may face difficulties in benefiting from this technology in education. Let’s understand it with an example: The utility of internet broadband has increased, making access easy to any academic information on time. Even teachers are also using the internet to create and deliver the lecture or academic data using videos and graphic illustrations to make the interaction interesting.
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Information technology has made academic information easily accessible at any time. Both teachers and students are using IT to gather and exchange the study material. For example, teachers are providing audio-visual classes to their students by using computers and broadband internet. This breaks the boundaries of accessing information, as the student will be able to attend a lecture without making their physical presence in the classroom. In addition, it enables teachers to assign tasks to students through electronic mail or educational forums.