Technology has a very important role in both our personal lives and on our daily job especially today that technology is rapidly growing. Understanding on how technology affects people and how people affect technology is very essential. It means that we need to understand how the technology works in order for us to apply it to our daily lives and in order for others to enhance and develop newer technologies.
The technology was not only made for human needs but it was invented and enhanced in order for us humans to cope up with the natural workings of our world. For example, if the microscope was never invented humans would never have the knowledge about microorganisms and might never know that they exist. Though through the years technology was developed in order for us humans to a more convenient way of living, cars were invented, follows the gadget that people can’t live a day without it anymore.
The birth of technology was one of the focal points of companies today. It was very useful in terms of communicating to others to the extent of having communication with other countries. It also helps companies save more time and effort in which can result for them to save more money. Transactions became faster thanks to the use of the internet. Budgeting and sales became easier to monitor and facilitate in order for the business to have advantageous strategies for marketing.
What are the advantages of technology in terms of education?
It can widen the mind of the students. Before the internet and the computer was invented there are limitations of what the students can learn they can only get information about what is thought in school and what is found in the library. When the computer and internet were invented it gives the student to explore more beyond the barriers of their schools and learn new things every day. You could even consider how technology has produced other things like medicines and now online pharmacies.
It gives the parent peace of mind. The invention of cellphones was one of the most popular inventions ever made. It made communication for people easier these are also applicable to parent and student communication as well, it gives the parent a chance to monitor and contact their student whenever they are worried giving them the peace of mind they always wanted whenever their child is not with them.
It makes education fun, having to sit all day facing the blackboard is somewhat boring which can result in the student getting sleepy and not pay attention. Bringing in technology such as PowerPoints & television can enlighten the mood. Having them watch educational movies or see pictures eliminates the boredom which will result in a better understanding of the lesson. You could also consider how different technologies have come together like in an induction hob pan.
Absences can be quashed with the help of internet. Some applications today gives you the chance to know what was the lesson while you are absent it also gives you the chance to make up for the quizzes and assignments that you missed. Other teachers also give advance lessons through internet giving you the chance to study before the class has even started.