Overgrowing emergence to utilise educational technology for teaching-learning process in higher education
Educational technology is an overgrowing area in higher education. As indicated by publications, innovations of educational technology in higher education are dynamic. While advancements like online language classroom, online courses, digital time capsule, homework help site, flipped class room, e-learning, teleconferences, collaborative learning, team teaching and others are not new to education, the speed, reach and implication of current innovations are. The abilities are to interact, collaborate, challenge, engage and connect have reached new heights and continue to branch to even more unusual possibles. Many studies have found positive effect in higher education associated with educational technology. Most experts in the field of education agreed that, when properly used, educational technology in higher education programmes hold great promise to improve teaching and learning in addition to shaping workforce opportunities. The modern higher education system is exposed to advanced educational technologies. This diffusion of educational technology requires proper use of Educational Technology in teaching-learning process in higher education institutions like in colleges and universities. Due to globalisation, internationalization of higher education, expanding role of global competition and workforce, and collaboration extending to corporate-university partnerships, the emergence to utilise educational technology for teaching-learning process is becoming crucial day to day in the system of higher education.
Sourav Mahato. Overgrowing emergence to utilise educational technology for teaching-learning process in higher education. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 209-213