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    Technological Revolution and Online Education

     
    With the advent of online education and technology and the ways through which it has revolutionized modern ways of imparting education have developed profound impacts regarding the ways through which students can now be provided with. At the same time it is also important to state here that with the different ways and advancements that have taken place in online education and the scope through which it has helped in broadening the horizons of education contemporarily. Through the utilization of these tools and gadgets new dimensions and avenues have been explored that have played a greater role in transforming the visage of education.
    Moreover, with the help of these modifications and advancements a greater number of students have been provided with the accessibility through which they can broaden the educational base that can help them in exploring new angles and aspects that were either unknown or are of unprecedented nature. During the course of this discussion we will be looking at some of the key tools and gadgets in the field of technology that can be made use of in order to make use of and make the life of students as well as educationalists easy and hassle free whether it is about the imparting of education or enrolling in different degree programs and courses. Here are a few important ones:
    In the domain of social learning these are some of the tools that student will find particularly helpful in their daily educational activities:
    Edmodo: The medium offers students with a Facebook like environment allowing them with the facility through which they can connect classes online and can take advantage of enrolling and becoming a part of a massive online tech school.
    Grockit: Another prominent social site that provides students with the opportunity through which they can connect with the platform provided through online classes and engage in different study sessions.
    Skype: A commonly used tool for communicating with people in remote locations can also be used very effectively in a manner that can help them in communicating with their teachers as well as other students who are studying with them in the same class.
    Schoology: This is a toll which is particularly of great value for teachers. With the help of this social site teachers can manage students, lessons as well as other important things that they have to do in order to engage students in order to communicate with them regarding different situations as well as any updates that they have to share with their students.
    MangaHigh: This is a tool that students can make use of to access a vast database of resources in the field of mathematics as this helps them in creating and developing different type of games that can be particularly be helpful in the subject of mathematics.
    With the help of such tools and technological software students as well as teachers have been provided with various facilities and amenities that can help them in catering to the needs and the requirements that they need to fulfill in order to streamline their work, make it more effective, efficient as well as help them explore new frontiers in the field of education on the whole.

    Sources:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/24/AR2010092405983.html

    http://conradlinton.soup.io/post/377884366/How-Has-Technology-Benefited-Online-Universities
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