Role of Internet in Today's Education
Internet plays a most vital role in education. It helps us in our professional as well as personal life. For educational purposes, it is widely used to congregate information as well as do research work. It adds to the knowledge of various subjects including for online classes. Today the Net offers an easy and instant reach to a vast amount of information in just a few seconds. It contains a wealth
of knowledge that can be searched at any time. The internet has introduced improvements in technology, communication, and online entertainment. Students need internet to search for information related to exams, curriculum, results, etc. There are various benefits of the internet in the field of education.
Cost Effective and Affordable Education
Internet is the cost effective and affordable way of technology. It provides education through Videos and web tutorials which is affordable for everyone. The Internet improves the quality of education, which is one of the pillars of sustainable development of a nation.
Interactive Digital Media
Multimedia helps students in learning process and to simplify the knowledge. It helps in visualizing what is being taught in school by teachers. Digital bulletin boards save paper, allow displaying of videos and audios to attract their attention.
Internet is very important for the learners. Teachers can post their teaching notes and videos online that are very essential for digital education. The learning process becomes interesting and diverse with tutorial videos and notes. Teachers can teach by using animation, power point slides, and images as teaching tools to make learning more diverse and interesting.
Access to Online Education
Internet helps in easy accessing of online education. Students can easily get videos and notes either by paying fees online or by free video sites. Currently, teachers record their lectures and provide it to the students for revisions which is better than reading from notes.
There is ample information available onevery subject. It keeps us updated with latest information. We can find various videos, newsletters, teaching materials (Notes), E-books etc. that benefit students to gain knowledge.
Internet is a learning bridge between teachers and students. It is affordable and cost effective. The world wide web helps in finding updated information as it is easy to access.The Internet is a boon to everyone, and is used all over the world. It has had a great impact on imparting education.. If this is used in appropriate ways for student’s development, they can benefit and learn from the Internet.