Digital learning has various effects on the academic performance of the students and this digital learning can help the students to improve their performance in the classroom. Digital learning really makes the students work easier. Because of this, the students may have an advanced knowledge by easily searching their lesson using this technology. With this digital technology, it gives more information to the students to gain more knowledge about their school works. There are lots of technology that were integrated into the classroom that help the students learn with comfort, and that allows the student to gain and recall more information.
Through this knowledge, the teacher can presume how children of a particular age group will act, what they are capable of doing and what they are not likely able to do. Consequently, the teacher can devise activities rather confidently by taking all these aspects into consideration. At this stage, the teacher can take advantage of the windows of opportunity for the child’s growth. In other words, the teacher benefits from the sensitive period of a child’s development to provide him with enriching activities; the best period for the child to learn and develop further. In addition, what the children learn should be relevant to their environment and life experiences.
Teachers will be led to realize that the use of computers in the teaching of Social Studies will be effective in improving the performance of students both locally and nationally. There have been numerous studies on the incorporation of technology in education such as the computer, television, audio-tape recorder and video cassette recorder to name a few. Therefore the appropriate preparation of combining a theory such as Gardener’s theory of multiple intelligence and learning styles of students would be able to enhance the efficacy in the teaching and learning of Social Studies. Consequently the information gathered from this report has addressed these
This essay will focus on how technology assist education on teachers and learners respectively. Afterwards, the problems and negative impacts will be displayed and discussed. Technology is a teaching aid. According to Manali Oak, many technological tools used in teaching, as audio-visual medium, can make the process more interactive, and hence, invoke interest from the students. (2012).
PBL is significant in enhancing critical thinking, creative thinking and teamwork skills of the conventional teaching methods. Problem-based learning (PBL) is one of the constructivist approaches, in which cooperation among students is the key to the success of this learning method. This cooperation will create critical thinking skills in solving a problem so that a decision can be made properly and correctly. According to Smith. S (1997), PBL is also one of the innovations and other new approaches to help overcome from the usage of traditional curriculum in most institutions of higher education.
This can help show teaching confidence and encourage the smooth running of lessons. Moreover, Mento et al. (1999) announced that mind mapping is an intense intellectual apparatus which can be used as a part of an assortment of routes as a result of its capacity to bring out affiliated and non-straight considering. Utilizing mind maps additionally offers teachers some assistance with varying their showing strategies which can probably achieve diverse learners. It was observed to be particularly effective for case educating where students are required to accumulate, decipher and convey extensive amounts of complex data.
Influence ICT tools use in language learning to improve communication skills in Arts and science colleges Information and Communication Technology as aids in the teaching of English as second language to improve communication skills. Most importantly, ICT enhance language learning process and it has one of the significant tools. Undoubtedly, the use of ICT in Arts and science colleges brings with it a lot of learning experiences for the students, helping them to do their work autonomously thereby leading to self-reliance. They also get better access to information enabling them to improve their ESL acquisition; improving their comprehending, Communication skills. Through ICT this paper envisage that many English language teachers will be encouraged
INTRODUCTION Language classrooms are the place that supports and involve learners in their learning journey. Instructional tasks play a vital role in the language learning environment (Ellis, 2003:1). The task types used in instruction have strong influence on students ' performance. Accordingly, the curriculum designers make effort to design tasks which create the context that involves and helps the leaners to communicate effectively (Ellis, 2003; Willis, 1996). Task-Based Instruction (TBI) does not only help to create language learning context but also offer chances to employ meaningful activities so that the use of communicative language in the classroom is promoted.
ICT has become an important driver of everyday life for a variety of purposes and benefits, which may even be increased if students themselves are enabled to use ICT in learning process. So to identify the importance of ICT use in achieving a satisfactory level in English language learning we must shade light on English as a foreign language, learning process‟s definitions and the main problems in learning English on the one hand, and learning English in the traditional classroom setting as well as in the age of globalization, ICT definitions, its importance and its impact on EFL learners on the other hand. 1.1 English as a Foreign Language The term English as a foreign language (EFL) has its fans and detractors in various countries. Most commonly, it‟s used to describe English language learning in countries where English is not an official first language. According to Oxford (2001), a foreign language is a language studied in an environment where it is not the primary vehicle for daily interaction and where input in that language is restricted.
An activity and educational experiences implemented outside or in the classroom is considered as co-curriculum (Nor Azah, 2007). Co-curricular activities are important to strengthen and complement the process of learning in the classroom. In addition, it can also show behavioural changes and affect student’s personalities. The experience gained can help students to build good personalities (Erin et al., 2010) and able to dominate a handful of soft skills. Important experience and skills can be clearly added to students through some co-curriculum activities (Reaves et al., 2010).