With the Indian education system welcoming the new age methods of teaching, the dream of modern India will be a reality soon. The adoption of high-tech driven technologies in education seems bridging the gap between the modern and the traditional practice of teaching.
The Government of India’s vision of Digital India Campaign has given hopes to many schools and universities to bring certain changes in the education system with a positive outlook. The education sector is in the middle of paradigm shift from a one-size-fits-all factory approach, to a much more tailored learning.
e-book, e-content, e-learning technologies have brought a slew of changes in the teaching methods and the schools alike. The universities and schools majorly private players have adopted the new teaching tools, but government and government aided schools still need to get in sync with the new technology era.
The new age teaching techniques is making life lot easier for students and educators. The adoption of digital teaching solutions engage generation of pupils well versed with the likes of Xbox and iPads and trying to make the classroom environment more inclusive and participatory.
Gone are the days when teachers use to lecture the students, making the session dull. With the practical approach in teaching methods, the students easily grasp and retain the topics in a much healthier way. Smart class from Educomp is one of the best examples which was first adopted in India.
It enables the teachers to quickly assess the aptitude of the student, how much of a particular lesson student has been able to understand and grasp. There might have been conventional thinkers who still believe in the traditional teaching method, yet adoption with the help of digital tools, teaching can be far more interesting and valuable for the new age generation.
The changing dynamics in education sector and shifting expectations for the learning environment require universities to examine teaching and learning practices. The forces of change in higher education system seem to be the need of the hour. However, universities are addressing this shifting landscape with a positive outlook.
Digital Learning is organizing Higher Education Knowledge Exchange Program in Jaipur on 21st February which brings key decision makers and leaders in the higher education sector on one platform to discuss the short-term and long-term objectives for strengthening the higher education system with the help of digital tools.