Mankind always thinks on two extremes that are opposite to each other in all fields including education. At present traditional education is changed into dynamic technological education and is highly adoptable by the new generation due to technological and user friendly tools of knowledge. Students now a day have involved in many technological tools which are very helpful for their learning. These tools also provide them great help for their education in all levels of learning.
In traditional education information about the subject is involved which is delivered through traditional tools which are not adoptable in the current scenario. Traditional education has three characteristics include fixed method of instruction fixed aims and fixed discipline which shorten the preview of knowledge in current situation. In traditional education teacher are the only instruments of knowledge.
Now a days most students did not use even traditional computer to connect from the internet they particularly use videos for there homework and mobile computing for there internet surfing. In this technological era most of the people carry there computer in there pocket which is there most access personal device for learning.
Most of the student belong to higher education have access to internet through there smart phones. Some student also loves to get knowledge through there tablets and laptops.
Even student have open access for using internet at there institutions. Most students have 3G and 4G devices for rapid mean of connectivity for the internet. On the other end traditional mean of broadband internet access was not the primary mean of internet connectivity.
Internet contains a large amount of useful data for the study from which student get lot of benefits regarding there Assigned tasks and project. Mostly students use videos as a tool for completing their assigned task they get a lot of assistance by mean of there videos. Many of the teacher also proffered to use videos in there class to make there lecture more interactive. Most of students have regular video access through internet by which they get benefited in terms of completing their assignments
Students also using mobile devices as efficient mean of learning because of internet access through these mobile devices they got lot of useful information through this way of internet surfing any where any time. Most of the student use these internet devices for any time research purpose and also use it as a way of collaboration with their peers. It is also reveled that many student use these devices as a tool of reminders and alerts for their academic life. Some students also use these devices for taking picture of assignments.
Students always get best fit solutions for their need. They use different combination of these technologies to get advantages for their education. Now days they use video, social media and cell phones for their academic needs as well as communication. They also use e-readers for reading books and article. Student also get access of digital libraries by mean of internet and they also have access of many application of digital libraries on their personal mobile device by which they are able to access any kind of literature at any time from any where they want.
Internet is also becoming a great source of searching job and also for choosing their carrier. Student having their own internet devices are very much keen to get in touch with the job updates and by this mean they access the market need by which they choose their professions.
Different blogs, social pages, networking sites (Face book, Twitter Instagram etc) also provide a lot of educational forums for discussions and for getting learning material. Students are able to get in touch with many other students belong to different geographic areas and share their experiences and curies which also bring a lot of versatility in their educational decisions.
All of the above mentioned tools are very much important for the students to get up to date in this changing technological environment. These also increase the importance of technology in the life of new generation and also give a room for new innovations. Students get dependent on these tools to enhance their capabilities and skills. They are very much keen to up date their information on regular basis regarding their interest of study. Technology provides a great comfort to student life and it is expected that in future it will provide more comfort in all means to man kind.
Mr. Shanawar Khalid
Student of “MS” (Marketing)
Department of Management Sciences
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad.