With the advent of the 21st century education, numerous modification have been put together to make teaching and schooling easy and fun. More learners are becoming aware of the advancement of technologies made in the field of education. Gone are the days where the use of traditional instructional materials like manila papers, chalk and board are the everyday company of teachers. Nowadays, digital learning technologies are ubiquitous where every single thing that one can see involved the use of these much coveted equipments. Multiple benefits of digital learning to students and teachers give impact to the betterment of society.
One of the advantages of learning facilitated by technology often is students learn more efficiently. Learners will not anymore waste time and effort in going to the library to search for answers in their research and assignments. As this is just a waste of time to the students hectic schedule. Another advantage is learners fully learn with the use of these technologies. When you browse the internet, many windows will open for you to learn cutting-edge information. Students can have fuller understanding of the ideas presented because the explanation is in the web already. This leads to the mastery of the students to learn at her own pace and time. When the learners has enough time to study one can just review the material and when he is done, he can just move on to the next topic. With this, one can say that, with the use of digital learning, one can study anywhere and anytime. An individual will not be confined in the four walls of the classroom to learn. It gives freedom on the part of the student to pursue higher form of education by attending in an online class instead of travelling abroad where it is rather expensive.
Digital learning technologies not only help students and learners, they also give assistance to teachers. Using these materials will make the teachers’ life free from strenuous activities. Instead of using the paper and pen in recording and computing for the scores, teachers use e-class records for easier computation and avoiding mistakes when evaluating. Using social media like Facebook and Twitter in teaching, is one way of reaching huge number of students via online. Teachers can disseminate the information quickly without going to school. When disasters like typhoon, earthquakes and others, strike in a community, students can still attend to their academic class by attending the online class facilitated by the teacher. Students will not worry anymore if they missed a formal class due to the occurence of natural disaster. Teachers who uses this kind of technology, bridge the cultural gaps between regions. Thereby creating and fostering friendship between students and teachers of other nationalities. By teaching foreigners, one will have richer teaching experiences. When using this technology, teachers can create and improve lessons and modules thereby enhancing the previous one instigated by the author.
With these benefits and advantages, I am excited on the consequences it brings to the now and future learners. I also know that there are still improvements to be done by the experts in the technological department so that teaching and educating the youth will be easy and continuous process.