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Latest Trends of Educational Technology: Helping India in Picking Up Pace in Academics

Journal: International Research Journal of Advanced Engineering and Science (IRJAES) (Vol.1, No. 4)

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Page : 194-198

Keywords : Digital learning; mLearning; App- based learning; ePathshala.;

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Abstract

The government's digital India movement is gathering momentum to have far reaching consequences in the country. How can the education sector be left behind then? The human resource development (HRD) has come up with a couple of interesting initiatives to improve the state of education in schools. In recent years India has witnessed a steady rise in the sales of laptops, smart phones, touch pads, iPods; and other digital gadgets. It bears testimony to the fact that our country is slowly but steadily getting tech-savvy. According to a report published by an Indian university, the number of mobile internet users in the country is expected to reach 160 million by the end of 2016. Indeed, various modern gadgets have brought significant change in every sector, with the education sector being no exception. It is no more a hidden fact that the Indian education sector has been facing a dearth of skilled academicians and education since long. This problem has ultimately led to poor social skills among students. However, thanks to the advent of modern education technologies in India, Things are now changing for the better. These technologies have unlocked a world of opportunities for students. And because of this technological boon, students, find it easy to access various educational resources, connect with experts in just a few clicks, brainstorms with peers online from anywhere and at anytime, and most importantly, opt for hassel? free quality education. The success of education technologies has swept across the country. Further, with the incumbent Indian government's much-touted Digital India' initiative, the use and popularity of these technologies are expected to gain momentum.

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