The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Black Friday Online
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Wish List
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Server Management
The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – The Dinosaur

Education and Society: Why Both Need Technology

Education and Society

Educational institutions are critical to the development of the society itself. As a matter of fact, to say that they are critical is an understatement: education is, after all, the backbone of progress of development. What does this mean? How can education be the backbone of progress itself?

First of all, the societies are complicated networks. They are complicated because societies are lived in and are run by people who are unique. Basically, living in a society is trying to live in perfect harmony with others whose minds and hearts may or may not be entirely different from yours.

It may seem simple enough; but, the truth is, it is truly complex. This is the very reason why early societies crumbled easily. During the dawn of mankind, people were preoccupied with other things that they were not able to consider education as an important aspect of their societies. After all, why would they bother with educating themselves when they were far too worried about their own survival?

If education was a challenge then, it is a greater challenge now. We live in a society which, quite literally, is a global society. Indeed, it is no longer logical to think that you live independent to those on the other side of the world. Because of this globalization, education is now more essential than ever before.

If education must succeed in its task of uniting what it needs to unite, then it must keep abreast with the demands of the times. In other words, it must constantly update itself so that it becomes technologically at par with other aspects of the society. Indeed, this is highly critical. To assume that education can happen with the use of traditional approaches and traditional ideals is nothing more than an act of folly.

One of the best things to assure that educational institutions are well capable of delivering the kind and the quality of education that they are expected to deliver is to make use of the cloud computing. Basically, it is not really a very new technology. In fact, some experts are saying that cloud computing has existed half a century ago but it did so at a different form. However, it took some time for the educational authorities to realize that cloud computing can be utilized in the educational arena.

Cloud computing, by itself, is actually a very large and a very broad technological system. Cloud computing, in truth, has subsystems that are beneficial to other sectors, especially in the market.

So, how can cloud computing improve the delivery of basic services? There are actually a lot of ways wherein cloud computing can boost education. For one, it allows educational managers to actually link their services so that they become easier to integrate. Furthermore, learners themselves will be able to access an unlimited amount of data online in order to simplify their learning.

However, just because this technology is able to grant infinite information to the users does not mean that learners will be independent from teachers. Indeed, teachers are still critical in the entire teaching-learning process. Without teachers, learners will never be able to identify the good from the bad, the useful from the useless.

By Cenon Gaytos

One Response to Education and Society: Why Both Need Technology

  1. Education and Society has benefited a lot in the progress and dedication to improve and change that cloud computing offers.  Many companies have evolved in terms of having a more productive and stabilize system.  Education on the other hand has helped in improving student’s learning capacity and has given them a wide range source of knowledge.   But still, just like what you said, teachers are still critical and important in the entire learning process because they are human beings with emotions, capable of teaching is what is right and  wrong.


Popular Archives

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Review Before Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of industries are partnering with data analytics companies to increase operational efficiency and make evidence-based business decisions. From Kraft Foods using business intelligence (BI) to cut customer satisfaction analysis time in half, to a…


Cloud Infographic – Top Vulnerable Applications

Cloud Infographic – Top Vulnerable Applications

Top Vulnerable Applications  As you use the Internet on a daily basis, you probably come across cyber security topics, but rarely glance at them twice. After all, cyber security threats don’t concern you, right? Well, that’s not exactly true. Cyber attacks are more widespread than you can imagine and they may be targeting your devices as…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Whatever Happened To Alone Time?

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Whatever Happened To Alone Time?

By David Fletcher Are you looking to supercharge your Newsletter, Powerpoint presentation, Social media campaign or Website? Our universally recognized tech related comics can help you. Contact us for information on our commercial licensing rates.  About Latest Posts Cenon Latest posts by Cenon (see all) Cloud Computing and Why Educational Sectors Need to Modernize -…

MOST RECENT - Posted by
New Trends In Cloud Based Education

New Trends In Cloud Based Education

Cloud Based Education With technological progress accelerating and users’ computer experience becoming richer and increasingly complex, the future developments in education technology is very exciting. Students are now able to attend demonstration sessions on how to handle technology through remote laboratories using advanced applications in a truly interactive environment. One of these exciting areas is in telemedicine.…

The Many Hats Of Today’s IT Managers

The Many Hats Of Today’s IT Managers

The Many Hats of IT Managers In years past, the IT department of most large organizations was much like a version of Middle Earth: a mysterious nether world where people who seemed infinitely smarter than the rest of us bustled around, speaking and typing languages that appeared indecipherable, yet, which made our world work. They…

Selling Your Business To Your Employees

Selling Your Business To Your Employees

Mobility For Your Employees It may seem a radical notion, the idea of selling your business to the people who work for you, but this is the era in which we now work. Employees of all levels are all incredibly aware of their options when it comes to mobility and employability. This doesn’t mean that…

Technology Sponsors

hp Logo CityCloud-PoweredByOpenstack-Bluesquare_logo_100x100-01
cisco_logo_100x100 vmware citrix100
Site 24x7 200px-KPMG
Advertising ROI Plans

Established in 2009

CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading influencers in cloud computing, big data and internet of things (IoT) information. Our goal is to continue to build our growing information portal, by providing the best in-depth articles, interviews, event listings, whitepapers, infographics and much more.

CloudTweaks Comic Library