Role Of Technology In 21st Century

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Building 21st Century Skills in the Era of Digitalization: Teacher Education and its Role

Amalesh Mondal
Ph.D. Scholar, School of Education, Pondicherry University, Puducherry

ICT have become commonplace entities in all aspects of life. Across the past twenty years the use of ICT has fundamentally transformed the practices and procedures of nearly all forms of exertion within business and governance. Education is a very socially focused activity and quality education has traditionally been connected with strong teachers having high degrees of personal contact with learners. The use of ICT in education lends itself to more student-centred learning settings. But with the world moving swiftly into digital media and information, the role of ICT in education is becoming more and more essential and this importance will continue to grow and develop in the 21st century.

Introduction Digital Era is also known as ‘Information Age’, or ‘New Media Age’. Digital Era helps to create knowledge based society surrounded by high technology which helps individuals to explore their personal needs. In the present scenario, Digital Technologies play a key role in the teaching and learning process. The rapid technological developments have helped the teacher to achieve professional development. Technology has the power to transform the teaching learning process. Technologies nowadays are helping the teachers to use the educational

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