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The addition of these technological advancements within the classroom has several benefits and disadvantages associated with it for both teachers and students.
Adoption of technology in classroom can help in satisfying different learning needs of different students within the classroom. A classroom comprises of various students who belong to different backgrounds and who prefer to learn in a different manner. According to the left side brain versus right side brain researchers, students who experience domination of the left side brain learn with the aid of artistic materials such as videos (Templeton, 2012). Furthermore, the students who experience right side brain dominance prefer learning through notes and lectures. Technological advancements such as multimedia devices help both kinds of students in learning at the same time. These devices have the ability to exhibit videos that support the students who learn through creative material and these devices can be used to exhibit text in form of PowerPoint slides and this supports the learning of students who prefer learning through texts and lectures. Adoption of technology within classrooms increases the access to information which helps both the student and the teacher population. A survey was conducted by Purcell et al. during the period of 2013 and in this survey the researchers figured out that 92% of teachers use technology such as internet in their classroom to access content over the internet and this content helps them in delivering more information to the students (Purcell et al., 2013). This study clearly explains that internet use can increase the access of information in classroom and students and teachers go beyond basic textbooks to facilitate learning. Inclusion of technology has replaced the use of paper in classroom and this is helping in solving a major issue of excessive cutting down of trees. Lindquist conducted a
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Students are particularly vulnerable to failure both at school and after school. Braithwaite’s (2002) novel cautions that students are resistant to traditional teaching methods and require training which goes beyond mere academic learning. In today’s world
According to the paper modern day advent of technology has spread door to door. Human life without technology has become meaningless. The inevitable inclusion of technology in our lives has immersed into our everyday routines. It is for this very reason that schools have been trying hard to bring technology to their classrooms. Technology, however, has both pros and cons associated with it.
In the modern society and global community, technology forms the basis of all the operations and activities. With every shift in technology, individuals feel obligated to embrace it. It is with great realism and concern that people have indulged in the process of technology advancement.
Because the classrooms have applied computer use in their classrooms, as well as other current technology, it is essential that teachers and parents monitor what the pupils and students are using their computers to do. In addition, they should also inquire as to how time is spent on the technology (Barcalow et al 1).
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In later periods black boards were used and various models were used to give perception to the students. Present day classrooms are modernized with innovative techniques and teaching aids like slide projectors, over- head projectors and video projectors .Usage of these educational aids and kits enabled students to learn and understand with more ease and comfort.
The smart board technology is part of the interactive white board technology. It can be described as an assistive technology. It assists the teacher make the learning experience worth while especially for those students with special needs.
Ackerman’s study shows how moving to visual forms can enhance the quality of instruction; emerging technologies would permit professors to design websites and CD-ROM software to augment their teaching styles, helping to
One of the most pervading uses of educational technology in the classroom is the use of the internet. Most teachers have a computer connected to the internet in their classroom and are required to check their school email daily for administrative announcements and parent, staff, or student emails.