Posted by Karla Gutierrez on Thu, Feb 20, 2014 @ 11:14 AM
Today, more than ever before, technology plays an important role in society. It is changing and will continue to change every aspect of how we live. It is changing the way we communicate, the way we do business, how we learn and teach, and even it’s changing the way our brains work.
Because the arrival of technology, the learning environment is changing. Students have more options than they ever would have imagined. In olden days, people used to only learn at a classroom. But today, people just need a computer and WIFI. They learn when it is convenient for them, at home or a coffee shop. As the skills, knowledge, and needs of the student change, so does the role of the teacher.
To provide the best possible learning experience, we as learning professionals have to adapt and find new ways to meet the changing needs of our learners. We must understand and embrace the meaning and the implications of these changes in the learning process.
Here are four ways technology is changing how people learn: