The technology involved in the education system

 There are several technological instruments, devices, as well as applications that are involved in the current education system and are making education more accessible and efficient. The technology involved in distance learning and modern education includes computers/ smart devices, cloud technology, virtual reality technology, and many more.

The use of computers, smartphones, and other smart devices has eased communication and collaboration among educators and students digitally. Now the students with the help of smart devices can easily connect with their virtual classroom right from their homes. Cloud technology has eased the sharing of notes and other educational documents, and resources with multiple students from different parts of the world. Also, virtual reality is helping in facilitating the class room experience for the student digitally. Now the student with the video conferencing application and the software can easily connect with the classroom and gain knowledge.

There are several applications that have made educational resources available to both students as well as educators. The students and educators can search for any learning concept over the internet and have a better understanding of that topic. 

Also, there are several applications for monitoring the performance of the student along with evaluating them. There are several software and application for tracking the improvement in the student’s performance as well. The tutors are also utilizing the technology-driven application for making the topic more engaging and interesting. The implementation of the sound effect, animation effects, graphics, etc using the technology-driven application helps in making the study material and the resources more interesting and engaging for the students.   

Use of Technology in the present education system

Technology is being used and changing the education system in several aspects. It is playing a major role in constantly improving the education system. The best example of the use of technology in education includes distance learning. Technology is playing a major role in facilitating distance learning. The technologies like virtual reality are helping in facilitating video conferencing. Video conferencing is facilitating face-to-face communication between the educator and the student and thus facilitates the virtual class room experience of the student learning digitally from the home. 

Further, cloud technology is helping the education system in easy sharing of educational resources like study material, video lectures, books, etc over the internet. This is facilitating the students as well as the teachers to access the study notes, lectures, books, etc for a better understanding of the topics. The online application for evaluating the performance of the student is also contributing to making the technology-driven education system more efficient. 

The use of applications for implementing the graphics, 3D representation, sound effects, animation effects, etc are making the study material more engaging and understandable for the students. 

Impacts of technology on the education system

The impact of technology on the education system includes both pros and cons. 

Pros

The pros of the technology's impact on the education system include:

Flexible- The implementation of technology in education has made it more flexible and easy to access. Students can access education anytime and from anywhere. 

Personalized learning experience- The students with the online education system are getting the option of experiencing personalized learning. The students in the technology-driven learning space are having the option to select their preferred tutors from the wide range of tutors. Also, the location is no more barrier in the education system.

A wide range of courses- The students are now getting the option to select the preferred course from the wide range of courses. There are multiple courses options available on the internet and the student is having the option to choose their preferred courses.

Location is no more barrier- The location is no more barrier now. Students with the technology-driven education system will get the option to opt for any of their preferred universities regardless of their location. Now the students are having the option to learn from any university or educational institute digitally right from the home.

Cost and time effective- The new technology-driven education system is way more cost and time effective than the traditional classroom-based education system. With the digital education system, the same teacher can now facilitate the learning of millions of students from different parts of the world. 

Cons

The cons of the technology-driven education system include:

Compromised motivation- Unlike traditional education, the digital technology-driven education system is lacking the proper guidance and motivation for learning. 

More distraction- Since education is now implemented with technology, other technological applications like social media are much more distracting for the students. 

Less practical knowledge- The practical knowledge and field knowledge is less possible with the technology-driven education system.

Need for technology devices and the internet- Many of the students are not having proper smart devices or the internet and thus cannot access the digital education facility.

Conclusion

So, this is a complete guide on technology and its role in the education system. This article studied the role of technology in education, its impact on education, the technologies involved in education, and many more.