HOW TECHNOLOGY CHANGES EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

This are ways technology changes education in Nigeria because Technology is wider and it expands the scope of knowledge in the educational system of Nigeria

TECHNOLOGY CHANGES EDUCATION

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MOBILE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY CHANGES EDUCATION

Mobile does more than enable working in the field; it also allows us to learn in it. “Truly mobile learning will support not just moving from one side of the classroom to another, but from a learning studio to a community, whether physically or through a says TeachThought.

They add that; the teaching arena will expand from in-school learning environments to any setting in which learning can take place.

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BIOMETRICS

Even if you think you’ve never heard the word biofeedback, chances are you’re familiar with it. If you’ve ever watched a James Bond or Mission: Impossible movie that showcased someone leaning in for an eye scan, you’ve seen biometrics in action.

SearchSecurity explains, “Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people’s unique physical and behavioral characteristics.” Formerly this technology, which enables scanners and systems to identify people uniquely, was only put to use in security. Today, however, it has a range of educational applications.

TeachThought adds that “the feedback of biological responses including sweat gland stimulation, heart rate, eye position, and other data will provide real-time learning feedback not just for educators, but for-profit organizations for the purpose of analytics, market research, and ultimately consumerism.

” We can also put it to use heightening security in school settings.
Of course, even with all the new advancements among us, the oldest “tool” of all is still going strong: teachers themselves.

TECHNOLOGY CHANGES EDUCATION COMMUNICATION: Platforms such as Glogster help in three-way communication between teachers, students and parents. It also allows the generation of students’ own individualized courses.

Changes in student and teacher roles: With technology in the classroom, the traditional student and teacher roles have shifted.

The student has become more active and engaged. The teacher has become more of a facilitator than just a dispenser of information.

EBooks and online textbooks: With all kinds of devices in the classroom, eBooks and online texts are becoming more popular.

Online texts are less costly, adjustable, more up-to-date, quickly accessed and more interactive. They also save time, space and the environment. This technology doesn’t only change education, but many other industries as well.

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