How important technology is? Is it necessary to make it a part of schools? Read on to know all about the importance of technology in schools.The information society challenges the education system. In recent years, the speedy, effective and global communication of knowledge has created a new foundation for co-operation and teamwork, both nationally and internationally. The increasing role played by information technology in the development of society calls for an active reaction to the challenges of the information society. Already, new and greater demands are being made as to the core qualifications of individuals, as well as to their understanding and knowledge of the consequences of the introduction of information technology for the work and organisation of a company. Companies are no longer forced to gather all their functions in one place. The knowledge-intensive functions such as development and marketing can be sited in countries where the labour market can supply highly educated employees, whilst production itself can be moved to low wage countries. The result is the efficient handling, processing, co-ordination and administration of company resources, which is decisive for the competitiveness of the company.In a society which is becoming increasingly dependent on information and the processing of knowledge, great demands are therefore made that the individual should have a solid and broad educational foundation on which to build.
IMPORTANCE OF TECHNOLOGY TO I.T STUDENTS
The importance of technology to I.T students is like the importance of mini bars to rock stars; the one can’t function without the other. The days of “hitting the books” have long since past. Now the only things most students are hitting are keys on their mobile device/laptop/iPod /etc. Whether you’re going to school in person or especially if you’re going to college online, technology is clutch. That being said, students hardly use technology solely for learning purposes. While learning is certainly an excuse for purchasing wildly expensive inter web machines it’s seldom the thing they are used most for. The pie chart below gives a more accurate interpretation of the uses of technology among college students.
In fact, according to onlineeducation.net 46% of students said they are more likely to read a document if it’s digital. Although woodland creatures and forest gnomes love stats like that, it does indicate a significant change in the direction of education. More and more students are relying on technology in educational settings. While that’s not a bad thing, it is interesting to think about the work ethic of students who have all the information they’ll ever need right at their fingertips. What kind of future workforce is being created by these students? Guess we’ll just have to wait to find out.
Importance of Technology in Schools
Technology is the need of the day. The technological advancements have made society take a leap towards success. Every technological reform is a small step towards advancement. Every invention in technology is a step towards the progress of mankind. Centuries ago, hardly anyone would have even dreamt of working on a computer. Generations of the past would have hardly imagined being able to communicate with people on the other side of the globe. But there were some intelligent minds to dared to dream of such revolutionary discoveries and they made the 'impossibles' possible. Ours as well as our future generations are lucky to be able to witness the technological reforms. We are fortunate enough to lead a life of luxury and comfort. Since ours are the times of technology, why not let the technological reform spread far and wide? Why not make the masses aware of the new technology? Why not equip the entire society with the knowledge of the new inventions in technology? The need to introduce technology at an early age in life, illustrates...