Education remains one of the most exciting sectors in today’s times. While the world moves towards digital learning, teaching facilities are undergoing a massive overhaul.
The traditional teaching in classrooms has always been a one-sided affair: teacher teaches, while there is no guarantee whether every student imbibes these teachings. Through this method the ability to measure the quality of learning is limited to year-end exams. Here in, one of the few references to participation/interaction would be the number of questions raised by students. Up until the dawn of the new century, this style of teaching was considered sacrosanct. And then, the social media revolution happened. Unlike a few decades back where children had to be forced to learn technology, we have overshot into a space where children have to be counselled out of gadget addictions. In fact, today’s youth has become far more adventurous about the applications of technology.
Owing to this fundamental change in learning, education remains one of the most exciting sectors in today’s times. While the world moves towards digital learning, teaching facilities are undergoing a massive overhaul. Ten years back, colleges like EDHEC Business School in developed countries had already started experimenting with tools like Blackboard to help students overcome this shift.
Let us look at some of the trends that are digitally transforming the field of education: