Digitization Of Education Systems:-
Education system is going through a Digital Revolution i.e. it is revamping itself in the areas of educational-content and knowledge delivery mechanism, student-performance management, administration and admission methodologies and examination system along with the advancements of technology and easy availability of applications in the respective areas.The free and easy availability of educational content, e-books, education-oriented presentations, podcast, videos, audio-books and blogs has changed the face of education system worldwide and the fruitful results also has started coming in Indian education systems too.
Simple searches on any of the search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, Yandex and others will throw lots of links, contents, presentations, e-books, social communities and forums about almost any subject under the sky. Some of them are really informative and useful but others may not be reliable and relevant. It is always possible to get the dedicated sites, links, discussion forum, chatting groups, Polls, community sites and content sharing sites for the content with education resources of any level starting from pre-nursery to the research level on any subject. If we make searches for ‘Google Glass’, or ‘Facebook For Education’ or ‘Names of Fruits’ on these sites they throw not only the details but will display the images of an appropriate sizes and videos links for the searched filters or key words. A Cyber Crime Student or research follow can search for ‘Social Engineering’ for every detail starting from the definition to its social and business impact, economical losses and the additional information about events and seminars in the past.
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Social Networking Sites- A Modern Tool for Education: –
It is wrong to say that Social Networking Sites are useful only in creating a Social Community Network and social discussion forum as it has other knowledge based value additions too. There are different types of Social Networking Sites; some of them are customizable for education and education related purposes. The Slideshare -acquired by Professional Networking giant Linkedin and AuthorStream are highly useful for sharing and searching the presentations prepared on educational topics or subjects like ‘Technical Analysis Of Stock Trading’, ‘ Historical Monuments in Delhi’ etc and same time it can be used to share the ideas or comments about the content, quality, credibility and reliability of the contents and topics presented inside them. Schools, Colleges and other educational institutes can take the advantages of these sites to place daily updates, admission, inter and intra-events and concerts, updates from internal clubs and community sites.