Internet Technology in Higher Education
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Published: Wed, 03 May 2017
Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard internet protocol suite to serve billions of users worldwide. Internet has become increasing popular for many uses such as business marketing, online shopping and education which are just a few of the many advantages the internet can provide. It is a network that consists of millions of private, public, academic, business and government networks of local to global scope that are linked by a broad area of electronic, wireless and optical networking technologies. The internet carries a vast range of information and resources such as the internet linked hypertext documents of the world wide and infrastructure to support electronic mail. Most traditional communication media including telephone, music, film and defined the internet, giving birth to new services such as voice over internet protocol. Newspaper print, books and other print publishing are adapting to website technology are reshaped into blogging and web feeds. The internet has enabled and accelerated new forms of human interaction through instant messaging, internet forums and social networking. Online shopping has boomed both for major retail, outlet and small traders.
Nowadays we can say the whole university is connected through the internet even many different universities are connected with each other through the internet and technology. It is the main source of communication and connecting with each other. Internet connects the world together learning can be more interactive
Technology affects nowadays practically most activities in our life. The new digital technology have economy, markets ,politics, our workplace, the ways we communicate with each other our home activities ,as well as operation of all level of education from kinder garden to doctoral studies. Now technology has changed our life.
Both internet and technology are really very effective for education .These are two sides of the same coin .The internet and technology go side by side, so these effects on the higher studies from various ways such as education becomes more easier with the help of internet and technology. Internet is a tool that can be used in variety of ways such as it makes life easier; you can make communication with other, You can search upon anything which you want to find out. Internet, as most of us know, is a large network of networks, which communicate with each other by means of data packets. Internet is regarded as the largest information base. Today, Internet has become an integral part of our daily lives. We depend on the internet to update ourselves about current news and rely on the communication platform it offers to get in touch with our near ones. The information from all around the world is just a click away, thanks to the internet.
There are numerous advantages of the internet in education like gaining Information, news, historical data and, communication. That’s why the higher education becomes easier and flexible. The fast and relatively low cost access is one of the major benefits to people and a student all over the world as getting an Internet connection is easy. Communication information is the two most important advantages of the Internet in education. Secondly, information can be updated or modified at any time and for any number of times, which helps in learning and better understanding. Computer plays an important role in education system. Internet and technology does really effects upon the education because education is incomplete without internet and technology so that internet and technology are most important part of education.
Nowadays higher education becomes much easier with the help of internet and technology. Internet has changed our lives because everything is possible with the help of internet. We can do everything with the help of Internet like communication is much easier and we can share everything with our family and friend by using internet. Internet is quite best technique for higher education as well as technology really good for the education because technology is also very help full for education. Technology improves student’s achievement such as in the medical line, in media, engineering and many more. Many different types of technology can be used to support and enhance learning. Various technologies deliver different kinds of content and serve different purposes in classrooms. For example, word processing, e-mail promotes communication skills, data base and spread sheet programs promote organizational skills, and modelling software promotes the understanding of science and math concepts. It is important to consider how these electronic technologies differ and what characteristics make them important as vehicles for education. Technology available in classrooms today range from simple tool based application (such as word processor) to online repositories of scientific data and primary historical document to handheld computers closed -circuit television channels, and two way distance learning classrooms. Each technology is likely to play a different role in students learning. Even the cell phones that many students now carry with them can be used learn. The impact of all technologies on students are of two types like the one kind of technologies are being used in the classrooms for different -different purposes. Two general distinctions can be made. Students can learn “from” computers where technology used essentially as tutors and serve to increase student’s basic skills and knowledge, and can learn “with” computers -where technology is used a tool that can be applied to a variety of goals in the learning process and they can develop their creativity and research skills. So we can say that the higher study and higher education totally depends upon internet and technology. Nowadays, internet and technology giving us so many different ideas and things about education, we have a lot of material about education it’s only because of internet and technology. Internet makes everything so easy like we can say that communication becomes so easy with the help of internet. Higher level education like Bca, mca, bsc, msc, m.tech, b.tech relates to computer and is possible to do this study with the help of internet and technology because it is related to technology. Technology analyse the hardware and software. It implement about technique of study.
Everything has its own negative and positive aspects so internet and technology affected both sides positively and negatively to higher education. Internet helps student in referring anything under the sun from language to science to medicine. It has made work much easier for student and teacher’s .student can refer anything from school project to their thesis work in college. Library reference has greatly reduced as student can browse entopic much faster in comfort of their own house and time. It helps student to do their homework, project and assignment. Knowledge is now at the tip of the finger.
.There is so many disadvantages of internet because student has started wasting their time in chatting, playing computer games, browsing unnecessary things not required for them. Many parents fail to curb their from wasting time from browsing unnecessary things as the totally lack knowledge on internet. There are so many chances to misuse of internet and technology.
The internet is a tool that can be used in a variety of ways. Since the introduction of internet and accessibility to the worldwide web, education has evolved from text book; flip to enriched multimedia documents presentation. The computer facilitates seamless flow of facts in a fraction. It is challenge to find any higher education course today that does not require the use of the internet in some form of another. The truth of the matter is that the internet has allowed education to be access to just 10 years ago. The internet has afforded us vast improvements in efficiency for that form of education called “DISTANCE EDUCATION”. In the past it is used to be managed via mail, radio and later television.
Internet has changed our life and it is not different for students. The worldwide web offers a wealth of information which can be useful for every kind of information. Many students don’t need to visit the library no more for research because u can find a plenty of encyclopaedias and many education sites when you browse through different internet sites. It is not only a source of information but you can also follow some online courses which may benefit knowledge about a certain course. It is also a used for communication with others students and even professors. There are several kinds of education where you need to consult a certain protected internet page to know your daily tasks and even the date and hour when the course take place. Face book and other networking sites are popular between students to share knowledge. They may also use some messaging services of the internet, for example yahoo messenger, window live messenger, mail which allows chatting between students.
In short we can say that internet is a blessing when used wisely and appropreriately. After all these things we can say that the internet and technology totally effected to the higher education. Now everything is possible to do with the help of internet. Technology makes the education much easier so the higher education becomes so easy and intrusting.
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