Here’s how technology is shaping the future of education

Study International | February 14, 2019

Technology is transforming just about every aspect of our lives, from how we communicate with others, consume news and watch movies, even to the way we purchase goods.Despite these rapid technological changes, the education sphere is also embracing these developments, striving to meet the growing demands of the 21st century. This can be seen in the growth of online learning and the use of technology in the classroom, including computers and video games that facilitate student learning.Technology makes education accessible to many, including those from various socio-economic backgrounds and abilities.However, technology is not only changing the way we learn, but also the way education is taught by those in the field. Unsurprisingly for those interested in studying education, huge advancements in technology have made studying education a vastly different experience from students of yesteryear. This includes improving opportunities for communication and collaboration, among many other things.So, whether you’re keen to become an educator or are a working professional looking to go into teaching, or someone who would like to update your credentials, these are some of the top institutions for education studies that would likely pique your interest.

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Availability of Subject Matter Experts and coaches to adapt to participant needs and questions live group interaction collaboration demonstration role-modelling, and mentoring. Greater capacity for hands-on experiences with physical devices and equipment. Addresses topics and issues that are outside of the packaged course material. Face-to-face sharing of experiences and social interaction. Dedicated time in a controlled environment, away from other work demands. Closer simulation of actual work performance, particularly people-based interactions. Building personal relationships, networking, and breaking down silos. Easy to modify and adapt instructional strategies (activities and interactions).

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Availability of Subject Matter Experts and coaches to adapt to participant needs and questions live group interaction collaboration demonstration role-modelling, and mentoring. Greater capacity for hands-on experiences with physical devices and equipment. Addresses topics and issues that are outside of the packaged course material. Face-to-face sharing of experiences and social interaction. Dedicated time in a controlled environment, away from other work demands. Closer simulation of actual work performance, particularly people-based interactions. Building personal relationships, networking, and breaking down silos. Easy to modify and adapt instructional strategies (activities and interactions).

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