The Effect of Technology On Society Essay

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Every day the world is changing and things are done differently. Technology has also affected the way students are taught and in which they learn. It has changed the classroom. Technology saves us time and allows us to access material in only minutes. “The Internet and online subscription databases, even as a supplement to the printed works in the library, allow students to see, and force them to consider or reject, points of view that they might never have encountered in decades past” (Gow 4).With all the time technology produces, it also has downsides and it also may have created a less intelligent society. Some look at technology as if has dumbed downed society but if we take a look at the past we see that it has helped to…show more content…
There are tools that we use that make task tedious easier and saves times. Instead of going and filing taxes we can go online and do it there instead, and allows us to be more productive (Darlin). Today we have the world of Google and over hundreds of cellphones, iTouchs, e-books and millions of websites at our disposal (Loertscher 2). These types of tools bring success to wide range of learners who face physical, development al, language or personal problems (Loertscher 3). Even though this tools can help different students with different types of learning styles and problems. Linking into Google and overflowing learners with information does not make products better or allows students to learn more. Technology has no real value if it is used for entertainment value or to use up time (Loertscher 3). “Internet, mobility, and multimedia are important technology tools that are used in education industry” (Hameed 372).Although the internet is an important tool in the classroom and out, it does have downsides. Websites have become more commercialized, and this has made searching through websites difficult since not all websites are reliable. In the Journal done by Shihab Hameed he says that statistics show that teenagers use the internet more than adults, they use the internet to play games, listen to music and meet new people. Hameed also mentions that it reduces student activity. Students are able to get solutions to homework and as result
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