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Importance of Information Technology in education


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By Nilukshi Hatharasinghe 

Information Technology refers to the development, maintenance, and use of computer software systems and networks. IT refers to anything related to computing technology. Today technology base education is attainable at the schools and universities of developed countries.

Information Technology has the ability to speeding up information delivery, so this ability can be used in improving our education environment with the implementation of Information Technology, the cost for the educational material can be reduced and it makes everything easy for the students. 

As well as Information Technology has facilitated online education. It reduce time wastage and can be easily learned. Information Technology allows teachers to create an exciting way to educate students. with IT integrated to education system, Teachers can incorporate images, videos and other graphics when delivering lessons. 

The teacher and the student both can use the Information Technology to enhance the teaching and learning strategies. The use of information Technology is very important in education system. So we must lead the Information Technology and don’t let the Information technology lead us.

(The writer is attached to the Trincomalee Campus, EUSL.)


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