How Has Technology Changed School Student
Education has often been impacted by technology. The printing press permitted the development of textbooks, replacing chalk and slate by paper and pencil that allowed permanent record preservation of student’s writing. During the mid 20th century, televisions were used as a teaching means for large student groups, although infectively.
Presently, a new technology wave is the source of repercussions in learning institutions that will have permanent changes on the manner in which students are taught (Campoy, 18). Debates are on concerning the nature of these changes in technology, and whether they are positive or negative to students. To again an understanding of such dilemma, we ought first to examine how students learn. Gaining such analysis aids one to appreciate the changing roles of teachers and students, in the learning environment due to technology (Jonassen 123).