Impact Of Technology On Our Daily Lives

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Technology in Education
No one can deny the effects that technology has on our daily lives. We might disagree weather or not technology impacts education in a positive or a negative way, but we should agree that technology is everywhere, in our homes, hospitals, schools, companies and institutes. According to Ken Funk (1999), “The word technology comes from two Greek words, transliterated techne and logos. Techne means art, skill, craft, or the way, manner, or means by which a thing is gained. Logos means word, the utterance by which inward thought is expressed, a saying, or an expression.” There is no doubt that technology has impacted its consumers in vast areas and especially in education. Technology in education, if applied correctly, will help students and educators to improve the way information is passed to their students, but it can also be used to impact education in a negative way, which may limit students’ progress. In this research we will explore the advantages and disadvantages of having technology when it comes to classroom use, the impact that it can produce in students’ lives, and the benefits that educators can obtain from it.
Each year our world becomes more globalized, and with that new educational approaches become widespread. These new approaches impact the way technology is used in classrooms. There can be no doubt that when using technology in the classroom educators must control the use at all times. When allowing for technology to become a norm in
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