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3 Ways in Which EdTech has Revolutionized the Education Sector

By Education Technology Insights | Friday, July 19, 2019

EdTechEducational organizations can arm educators with the capabilities of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning to achieve better learning outcomes.

FREMONT, CA: An educator plays a crucial role in engineering the minds of young learners. Consequently, their role in the development of society is also considered vital. As the digital landscape evolves continuously, it is imperative for educational organizations to enhance the capabilities of the educators be leveraging the latest technologies. Efficient implementation of educational technology will not only aid struggling students but will also ensure enhanced engagement.

Digitization

The rise of technology has spurred digitalization across every sector of human society, increasing the interaction between humans and machines. In many areas, artificial intelligence (AI) systems have facilitated complete automation of processes, eliminating human intervention. In the education sector, however, it is advisable to leverage modern technology parallel to human educators, rather than completely replacing them. The utilization of digital tutorials, videos, and other resources, coupled with human expertise and reasoning, will enable educational institutions to facilitate an interactive and engaging learning experience.

Personalization

Data analytics can help educators draw useful insights from the student data, enabling them to design personalized curriculum and learning methods for students according to their capabilities. Learner-oriented content can potentially spark curiosity in students. Personalized learning is based on the premise that students learn at different paces. Educators can leverage the student insights to draw learning plans based on the strengths, skills, interests, and needs of the students. It will enable learners to be the primary deciders in their learning, allowing them to collaborate with the educators to set practical short term and long term goals.

Collaboration

The education of budding learners is not the sole responsibility of educators, but rather the entire society. Educational institutions need to collaborate with industrial organizations to deliver practical and relevant learning to develop their skills in real-time. Educators can also call in experienced personalities from different fields to impart knowledge and ideas in young learners.

Educators all over the world are steadily realizing the benefits of education in the classroom. For too long, the education industry has relied on antiquated approaches. The digital transformation and the emergence of educational technology have enabled educators to enhance their instruction, assessments, as well as the learning environment. However, there is no doubt regarding the positive impact of digitalization in the education landscape.

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