Technology is advancing in leaps and bounds. The scope of technology is much wider and unlimited to whatever humanity has known till now.
Technology has changed the way people used to think, learn and perceive different aspects of life. In some area it has become tough and almost impossible to work without technology.
One such important scope of technology is in education.
Education and especially higher education can notice a tremendous boost and advancement with help of technology inclusion over next years. There are gadgets, software and interactive tools to stimulate learning process for students.
How and What Will Be the Changes to Notice in Education Arena?
Decreased Higher Educational Costs
Higher education molds a person into civilized human being. Higher education broadens the thinking and horizon of a person. He would be able to find paths to succeed in life and also lay foundations for his future with help of higher education. With inclusion of technology in higher education there are high chances that the cost of education would decrease. Technology would reduce the expenses required to frame a construction and maintain it and provide a facility for teachers and students to interact. Other than this the to and fro cost from a place to other would also be reduced. Top schools in Bangalore support this fact and are working on methods to provide higher education to students who cannot visit classrooms regularly.
Emergence of New Instructional Model
The traditional ways that we have seen education system would change. There are all the chances that the system of going to schools and studying would change and students and teachers would participate in online classrooms. It would require a lot of thoughts and consideration of different methods of teaching to develop this system but it would be worth it. Other than that with so much advancement teachers can easily monitor real time information of students and can frame teaching plans accordingly. It would require efforts from teachers and students to effectively adapt to these changes and get optimum benefit of it.
Innovation in Classroom Teaching
There would be an introduction to platforms and study methods where classroom teaching imparting would be nil. Teachers would be able to record the lectures and students can access them back again at their convenient time. This would help students in learning and understanding better. Also, teachers would be able to better monitor the learning process and critical areas of study for each student. This would increase monitoring and the concept of classroom study would expect great changes with technology. Best schools in Bangalore are continuously working towards this and have successfully adopted a few such changes to help students.
Online Education would significantly grow
Universities that used to offer online education were limited in number previously. But, as compared to last year this year the number of universities offering online education has almost doubled. This would grow further and the top universities would support and keep on offering such courses for its students.
Introduction to Hybrid Programs
Hybrid programs would include teaching methods or courses that are a mix of traditional classroom teaching and online lectures or programs that would guide students. This would grow rapidly and higher education imparting institutions would be keenly interested in it. Top schools in Bangalore have currently adopted such programs in their teaching methods.
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Radhika Rao is a young professor working on synchronizing technology with education. Her works revolves around developing teaching methods for students and teachers that would include most effective use of technology gadgets. She has helped top schools in Bangalore on this and has helped many students perform better with help of technology.