Technology in Education Essay

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Introduction
Technology, as we all know, is helping and improving many disciplines of life. Technology, in Britannica Encyclopedia, is defined as the application of scientific knowledge to the practical aims of human life. (Britannica, 2009)
Using technology in education for the purpose of better understanding is a positive step taken by most of the schools, colleges and universities all around the world. Technology can play vital role in improving education systems. You can see electronic gadgets and computers being used in schools, colleges and universities. Audio visual tools are developed to teach complex topics to students in fun way. Faiza Abdur Rab, in her articles ‘Recreational Activities vs. Studies’ said that the lifestyle and
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There are free e-books available for referencing and guidance. According to a survey made in US in 2005 by Fox, from the academic year 1998 – 99 to the academic year 2003 – 04 there has been an increase of 23 % of teachers who use internet for making their lectures and instructing in classrooms. In the academic 2003 – 04, seventy – seven percent of schools – public schools – had a majority of teacher who prefer to use internet for teaching (Fox, 2005).
Technology made learning easier than classical ways of learning. While doing my survey in different schools and colleges to find out how technology is helpful learning I come to meet many student who find it easy, trouble-free, uncomplicated and helpful to search internet for their assignments. Internet helps a lot in searching information. Search engines are ready to lend a hand with assignments and studies. Gadgets like, projectors, multimedia screens, computers and laptops made lectures attractive and easy to understand. Make pictures more clear, graphs with more accuracy. These gadgets also help in understanding 3D concepts. Audiovisual Learning
Audiovisual learning is, as define in Columbia Encyclopedia, educational instruction with help of objects that use the senses of sight and hearing to motivate, encourage and enrich learning experiences. (Audiovisual Education, 2009)
Learning my means your sense of hearing and seeing, made learning languages and literature more fun. Audiovisual media