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Impact of digitization on language teaching and learning

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  • 1SPPU, Maharashtra, India

Res. J. †Language and Literature Humanities, Volume 4, Issue (5), Pages 5-11, May,19 (2017)


The impact of digitization on two main entities of education, the teachers and the students and the change digital technology has brought in their learning environment needs investigation.. The study focuses mainly on the ways in which teachers and students make use of digital gadgets and the effect of such technology on classroom learning. A survey undertaken to examine the current scenario indicated positive attitude and welcoming approach of teachers towards digital classrooms and increase in studentsí interest in learning in such environment. Moreover, the study conducted showed maximum positive effect of on teachersí role of providing feedback on studentsí errors, and for students, the benefit is seen on their skill of reading. Evidence is also found of challenges that digital environment puts forth like the teachersí inability to monitor each student using a tablet or computer in a populous classroom and lack of spontaneous reply while providing online feedback when students need guidance. It is concluded that to improve the coordination between teachers and students and for smoother functioning of digital classrooms, better understanding and awareness of digital environment amongst students is needed. Further, more communication channels and direct interaction between teachers and students can help achieve optimum benefits.


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