The fast-paced evolution of technology has been for everyone to see and benefit from. How else do you think we went from standing long queues in the bank to see how much money we have in our account to sending money halfway across the globe without even needing to get up from the couch.

The education industry has also been able to access this transformation and the many benefits arising from this evolution. Take video conferencing, for example, through a digital resource is pretty much as interactive as in a traditional classroom setting. Perhaps that is why 98 percent of educators believe interactive video will constitute a vital part of the future of education.

Look at it this way: It is a technology that has ensured the continuity of education even as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged the global population. It has unique and advanced technology-driven tools that have also provided learners access to quality education and learning, irrelevant to their educators’ geographical location. The fact that technology has become an integral part of teaching is further evidenced in the growing use of such tools. They assign and complete assignments, deliver more student-centric instruction, and so much more.

But how has the world come to achieve all of this? Here is a look at some of the critical technologies that have contributed to this change:

  1. Chatbots: If you thought chatbots have no use beyond e-commerce, you’d be entirely wrong. Chatbots have proven to be a highly valuable addition to education as well, where they can deliver a world of benefits. For starters, it can help students learn better via the spaced interval learning method that leverages repetition to help students learn and remember much better.
  2. Artificial intelligence: The best example of AI for education is perhaps found in DuoLingo, the globally popular language-learning app. Even though artificial intelligence in education remains a novel concept, the truth is that its potential remains immense. Some use cases include determining problem areas for students, gauging their understanding of different topics, and developing personalized learning material.
  3. Video learning: Sure enough, it is not a revolutionary technology anymore, but the scope for its application in education is quite vast and as impressive. It can, for one, used to deliver learning material to students, provide feedback to students regarding assignments, class performance, etc. Studies show that students’ achievements increase by as much as 82 percent with video learning.

This change and transformation of education are still in its nascent stages. The world will continue to discover much better ways to leverage technology in this pursuit. But what we have seen thus far too clarifies that technology and education are a highly beneficial pair. And if you, too, wish to glean the best possible value out of this union, you should get in touch with a trusted education software development company to build and access the tools you will need for that pursuit.

Author's Bio: 

Kaushal Shah manages digital marketing communications for the enterprise technology services provided by Rishabh Software.