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Technology's Impact on Education

TECHNOLOGY'S IMPACT ON EDUCATION From online learning to interactive whiteboards to social media, technology continues to reshape the college experience. Online social communities driven by emerging technologies allow students from across the world to collaborate on projects, while tablet computers provide students with an increasingly mobile learning experience. See the technologies and innovations fostering the education of the "digital generation." PRODUCTIVE PROFESSORS The changing landscape of college classrooms and professor-student interaction Amount of college faculty incorporating social media in their teaching 91% 67% of college educators believe that video, blogs, podcasts, and wikis are necessary teaching tools, 80% of professors have at least one social media account , use social 31% networking to connect with students, 2/3 of faculty use social media during class, STUDY HABITS How students learn 78% claim they cannot study without the aid of various communicate 70% 91% with professors via email, take notes on digital devices technologies , |65% create digital presentations 86% 48% 3/ч of students who own of students claim of students believe tablets will tablet computers prefer them to textbooks to study better with tablets, completely replace textbooks in the coming 5 years, STUDENTS RANK THE IMPORTANCE OF THEIR UNIVERSITY'S WEBSITE: Access to online resources 52% More efficient workflow 44% Connecting with peers and educators 35% Providing a more engaging and relevant learning environment 33% 81% 75% 86% of students are satisfied with the online availability of grades of students are satisfied with the online availability of library resources of students are satisfied with the online course registration *5 STUDENT OWNERSHIP Common hardware of the contemporary college student 81% 67% 87% 53% 55% 8% [ Printer } -{Wi-Fi Device ] {Laptop J [Desktop Computer } [ Smartphone }- -[ Tablet ] of students believe it is appropriate for professors to connect with their students through social networking, 32% of students use cloud computings 31% COLLEGE SOFTWARE USAGE *7 Percent of students who think the following are valuable 76% 66% Word processors Email ч7% 45% 25% Presentation software Library website E-textbooks TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING Classroom distractions compared to who picked textbooks 98% of students list their laptops as their most important learning device2 27% 10% of students own a digital device Average number of text messages each student sends during class check a digital 2.4X 38% device every *4 10 minutes Amount of time students spend each class on their laptops browsing content not related to coursework, 25% 21st CENTURY CRUTCH When technology becomes a roadblock to education Students prefer more engaging teaching over the use of technology 59%• Seminars, discussions, and PowerPoint presentations greater class interaction overall of students claim listed as a common source that lectures are of boredom becoming increasingly unengaging s THE FINAL FRONTIER Breaking education out of the classroom Number of college students taking at least one online course in 2011 31% 6.1 Million = 500,000 students of all U.S. college students *6 2010 5.6 Million 10% = 500,000 students growth rate annually *6 65% ШI of CAOS believe online education to be critical to their institution's future success *SOURCES 2. 3. Tablet Survey Summary.pdf 4. htm 5. Laptop-Debate-Computers-in-the-College-Classroom/ 6. http:/ distance_2011 7. http://net.educause, ecu/ir/library/pdf/ECR1106.pdf

Technology's Impact on Education

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Learn about all of the technologies and innovations fostering the education of this digital generation.


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