Google Glass, Amazon Drones and Hover-boards! OK, maybe not hover-boards just yet. But technology IS steadily becoming a part of our everyday existence. Whether we like it or not, we must embrace and utilize technology in order to make the most of the convenience and efficiency it can offer.
Since tech’s reach and capabilities online continue to increase, it’s only fair to assume that its use in education systems throughout the world has grown from experiment to necessity in a short amount of time. As technology in the educational institutes continue to expand, students and teachers can expect new advancements that will change the learning process and overall experience. Social media sites are being used for educational purposes and branching out to communicate with classmates and educators. A variety of systems pop-up to demonstrate tutorials online for clarity in numerous subjects. Online Degrees are on the rise: 10 to 1 versus that of a traditional college. From Community Colleges to Universities to Online Education Programs and everything in-between, this graphic below (with information and statistics provided by AdultLearn) showcases some of the technologies that have been provided for each institution, what the benefits have been thus far and what's to come.
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