How Technology Can Change The Way Of Learning Essay

2074 Words Apr 11th, 2016 9 Pages
When a student comes to school, he or she goes to class with the mindset and hope that they will be learning something new that day because the point of the education system in the minds of the common human being is to learn something. But in reality, most students only absorb a few concepts and ideas while the rest just seem to disappear. Because of this, many schools attempt new techniques to try to keep their students more engaged on school work and to help them succeed. That was why the iPod experiment was conducted at Duke University. This experiment was conducted to show how technology can change the way of learning in the classroom and how it can create different effects on the students’ willingness to learn as well as their excitement. However, in Cathy Davidson’s article, Project Class Makeover, she never talks about the negative effects technology can have on a person. But this does not mean that there are not consequences because there are. When technology such as computers and cell phones are implemented in the classroom, technology creates negative effects on the students’ self-esteem and communication skills in the real world and also creates a form of distraction in the classroom. Technology plays an important role in our day to day lives. Nowadays, most people have a cellphone, laptop or some other form of technology that enables them to perform a task more efficiently. However, with the constant usage of technology and its accessibility to everyone, people…

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