At the school level knowledge material provide by the teacher is considered to be enough for the student. At higher level of studies social media provides justification for every aspect to be right or wrong. Students who do not have direct access to the teacher can have their queries resolved by social media. Among the other websites like Facebook it is a very easily approachable mean for the students to interact with each other as well as with the teachers. Universities now prefer online admissions, online tests, even online classes.
First of all, what is online learning? Online learning is a communication between lecturer and student without physically contact. The Online learning also can save up a lot of time from the lecturer and the students. Through online learning, students can get all the info’s that lecturers provide in the class. Some classes only need online learning and not physically there.
it is a great resource for students and teachers they can get more information and materials through the internet. Using a computer helps the teachers life to be easier and more efficient. They can get some activities that is related to their lesson. In just one click away they will get all the information needed. Internet can play an important role in education .
Teens are more inclined to use the internet to complete assignments (Branch 2003 & Weiler 2004). This information source is the most preferred one as it is convenient to access; the library being the last resort if the relevant information is not obtained on the internet. Teachers require a wide variety of information for academe and for personal development on a daily basis in real time. Adeoye & Popola (2011) posits that teachers require both formal and informal information; for teaching, self-development and current issues. However, their school information needs are related to pedagogy, national curriculum standards and the syllabus (Gross 1997, p.512 & Patteelli (2008), Shulman (1987, p. 7) Many studies have revealed teachers prefer more traditional sources of information.
Students in the Y generation are very proactive when they are online. They will immediately look at new postings comments, tweets et cetera making this generation in control of their learning. Social networking media also provides apps that will facilitate in the learning process of students. For instance, in Facebook itself there are about 25 educational apps for students, teachers and school administrators. Teachers can share these apps with students to make the learning process more exciting and challenging and at the same time deepen the level of understanding of a subject matter within students.
What is Blended Learning? This method of learning–which combines classroom and online education “To integrate online with traditional face-to-face class activities in a planned, pedagogically valuable manner”. Since the emergence of the internet 2.0 more and more students spend their time on the internet doing various things, blended learning does not mean simply a lecturer should simply start a chat or even upload videos, it is when two environments meet that being online where students spend most of their time and face to face class activities. Collaborating face to face time with online activity. Simply blended learning is using online technology to supplement learning.
Internet aids teachers in delivering and presenting lessons to the class and the internet is also used to establish best sources for learning for the benefit of the students. It is undeniable that almost all of the students around the world is using the internet for various purposes whether in terms of entertainment or academic, various purposes such as research for projects, surf reports and sites, download music, download books which can be used for lessons and even a tool for communication that enables the student to still communicate with the teacher regarding the lessons even outside the classroom. Undeniably, internet has an effect on the students it has good and bad effects, especially in terms of the students’
Today, the Internet plays a huge part in education where I am always on my laptop everyday checking blackboard or my email to see what I have to work on for the day. I believe with the use of the Internet people have had a better advantage of learning more while in school in a short amount of time than they would without the use of the Internet. Social media plays a big part in the world today and like everyone else I have a couple of accounts to keep connected with friends and family. I enjoy getting on the different accounts because it is something to do when I am just sitting around, and it is always nice seeing what people are up to. The problem with social media today is that I have to be carful of what I put on the Internet,
Mary Frances M. Emanon, Hildgyn G. Ruaza, and Caryl Mae Dorothy L. Dablio Andre Peralta English 27 May 16, 2016 Title: The Positive Effects of the Internet on Students’ Academics in the new Generation Thesis Statement: Internet may positively affect the students’ academics in the new generation. For the 20th century way of life wherein everything should be fast or instant as possible people need a thing that can give services and information right away. Internet has been a tool used by people to make daily life activities and stuffs much easier. Internet is considered to be one of the widely used products of technology. Internet can offer information and services fast that makes people tasks more convenient to do.
Schools by themselves may not be enough for students to get into the subject. Therefore, a teacher has to find ways to get his students into the core of the lesson as much as possible. Since students have access to the internet and spend most of their time using it, it would definitely be a good choice to construct an online community for a class and encouraging the students to use it. Constructing a community for a class apart from the school helps the students in plenty of