The Importance Of Technology In Higher Education
Running Head: TECHNOLOGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION 1
TECHNOLOGY IN HIGHER EDUCATION 2
Technology in Higher Education
Mid-America Christian University
Technology simplifies lifestyle; everything gets easier as technology develops more. It is required in almost every sector in this world. Higher education can greatly improve if technology was to be incorporated into its system. The technologies that are in use currently have a great impact on the higher education system; this, however, is not appreciated by everyone. Due to lack of awareness and other constraints, the technologies are not fully accepted and integrated into the system. This paper discusses aspects that relate to technology in higher education on matters such as the attitude towards the technology by the students, approaches for encouraging the incorporation of new technology into the higher education system, importance of technology in higher education and technology improvement grants by professors.
Attitude towards the technology
Despite the fact that technology is created with the sole purpose of improving the state of higher education, a portion of the students in higher education do not take the new technology positively. According to Kardasz (2013), a survey carried out among over 300 people in different departments at the stony brook university showed that most of the participants reported not even using the Portfolios technology that had just been introduced into the…