Technology in the Classroom: An Analysis of Digital Age Education

Technology has revolutionized and changed the way we do just about everything these days, and whether you would consider these technological advancements improvements or not depends on your deposition and involvement with tech. With current and future generations growing up using and relying on tech to an increased extent, it’s important to investigate just how much more efficient our lives are with the presence of tech.

The education system has not been exempt from a technological overhaul, either. Though a growth in technological standards and practices has moved at a snail’s pace due to the generally low amount of funding usually allocated to education, the presence of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) and full online universities are proof that our digital age is starting to really make an impact in education sectors.

What do you think? Will our grandchildren’s children be attending school virtually? Will future generations need to buy lap tops instead of text books? Check out the infographic below for a look at what technology is currently bringing to a college classroom near you.


Vera M. Reed is a writer, researcher and former educator who has recently become fascinated with the relationship between technology and education and enjoys creating content based around it. She is a frequent contributor for, where she writes on everything from Bachelor’s to doctoral degrees. She hopes you enjoy this graphic!

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February 18, 2014Permalink 1 Comment

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