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Top Technology Trends for Education in India

Technology has evolved so much that it is not only being developed more but it is helping humans to develop themselves by providing them education using technical methods. The increment in usage of tablets, laptops, and smartphones has proved that India is becoming tech savvy. Research report released by one of the Universities in India shows that Internet users of India are expected to increases by 160 million by the end of year 2015.

One of the factors that is greatly benefited by internet boom is the education sector. Internet has broken geographical and social the boundaries and this is helping students seek out information from the rest of the world, be social, share ideas and even create them.

Looking at all these, the top five technological trends in education in India are:

Digital Learning

Digital learning has really been in a hit among schools in India, they are deploying methods of teaching via interactive chats, animation and other such qualitative content. Also, digital learning has been extremely beneficial and is slowly turning into a norm for many Indian universities. Courses like digital marketing, executive education and management development courses ar mostly taught online when on distant learning course.

Since has become fun with digital learning because students can actually visualize with the help of animations what is happing in the scientific world like the movement of electrons, protons and nucleus in atoms. Digital learning has also facilitated soft skill development courses like presentation skills, foreign languages training, etc.

ePad/iPad based learning

With the advent of technology, the companies are making sure to manufacture devices with lower cos and hence every student can have the luxury of owning a tablet or a PC with the cost of tablet as low as Rs. 3500. Companies have realized the need of developed education tolls and thus they are embedding their tablets with educational content such as assessments, mock test papers, animated learning videos, presentations, tutorials, lecture series, etc.. Also, iPad and ePad’s are now coming containing study material for competitive exams like GRE, GMAT, IIT JEE etc.

Mobile Phones

Statistics shows that there are around 150 million plus students in India using internet over their smartphones. Usage of internet has been possible by mobile users because most of the website owners have made their websites mobile browser compatible thus bridging the gap of technical incompetence between mobile and web technology. We see that various universities have wi-fi enabled campuses, thus enabling students and lecturers get a better picture of learn and being taught.

Interactive Self-Assessment

When we talk about self-assessment, it means testing oneself in a particular subject. Interactive self-assessment contains data like previous years’ papers, mock papers, online tests etc. Few institutions or coaching classes take online tests and also gives students CD’s DVD’s containing such assessments students can take these tests and can identify their strong areas and weak areas and improvise accordingly which can help them pass Management Exams with flying colors.

Android App/ Windows App

Android and Windows mobile Operating systems have many educational apps built on their platform. Students can buy them or download them for free depending on the need basis.

The above trends are acting as significant game-changers in the education industry of India as a whole, completely re-evaluating our thinking about the education and learning process.