Technology Is Affecting The Education System Essay

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Today’s generations lives and learns with the use of complex technology than those of the previous generations. Technology is said to be used in the means of improving the education system, while others say technology is affecting the education system negatively. For example, smart phones are only to be used in class for educational purposes such as researching, but many students not only use their phones for educational purposes, but they use them for socializing with friends, watching videos, & playing games. According to sources E, F, and G, technology is causing this generation’s knowledge to decrease, as Mark Bauerlein says “You guys don’t know anything.” And that this is the “dumbest generation.”

Video games were created to improve the hand-eye coordination of the person playing the game. As years went on video games went from being educational and arcade to sports and virtual weapon firing games. Video games over time have gotten more complex and are now much more competitive. The Grand Theft Auto series is the most demanded game on the planet by any gamer, and this particular game has nothing to with education nor anything to help improve the player’s hand-eye coordination. There have been many cases where video game players have had tried to attempt what they do in video games in real life. A Grand Theft Auto game player named Ryan Stone had gotten into a car accident, and he then got out of his car and got into someone else’s car and fled the scene. Ryan was then…

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