Benifits of Technology in Higher Education
University libraries offer computer workstations, on-line journals, full-text retrieval, and Internet access. Many students carry laptops that enable research, writing, and learning via the Internet and World Wide Web. Instructors post lecture notes, syllabi, and exam and office hour information on-line. In many classrooms, multimedia applications permit instructors to provide instruction that greatly enhance student participation and make learning multidimensional. The use of the Internet continues to provide a number of benefits to instructors and students. For example, while calling a professor at 2 a.m. to inform him or her of an intended absence is considered highly unacceptable, sending an email at this hour has become quite acceptable. According to Piotrowski and Vodanovich, the Internet provides many other benefits that include ˘quick and remote access to information/instruction, convenience, adaptability to change, speed of communication, the ability to reach large audiences, instant feedback, facilitation of group work, and cost savings÷ (48). For example, instead of purchasing textbooks or traveling to the library to find a particular book is checked out, a student can find many online texts from The Song of Roland to On Walden Pond.

The use of technologies like the Internet has also enabled many instructors to enrich the curriculum and enhance the exchange and

 
 
1221
5
 
   
 
 
   
    Some topics in this essay  
 
    Piotrowski Vodanovich | Ronald Roach | Wide Web | Lewis Powell | Walden Pond | Educom Review | Web Instructors | Vodanovich Internet | Education Technology | Powell Inbox | technology education | piotrowski vodanovich | instructors students | students able | numerous benefits accrue | multimedia applications | wide web | resistance characterized | students technology | hartman lewis powell | distance learning | technology education phenomenon | education phenomenon | instructors students technology | according piotrowski vodanovich |  
   
 
 
 
   
    Get Better Grades!  
 
   
 
   
 
   
    Saved Papers  
 
    Save your essays here so you can locate them quickly!  
   
 
   
    Testimonials  
 
   
"I was in a real bind and your site helped me to come up with ideas for my paper."
Brian T.
 
"It's nice to be able to find information so quickly and easily."
Jillian T.
 
"I enjoy reading other writers papers to get their perspective on things. It makes writing my own paper so much easier."
Cindy A.
 
"I've used this site for 2 semesters and I'll be back next year for sure!"
Liz R.
 
"This site rocks! I got an A thanks to you helping with my writers block."
Sara B.
 
 
   
 
 
Copyright © 1999 - 2014 CollegeTermPapers.com. All Rights Reserved. DMCA