| Published: March 29, 2020
Influence of digital revolution on Indian education system
Rapidly evolving technology is changing the way of imparting and absorbing knowledge. There is no sphere of our lives that is not touched by the Digital Revolution happening around us, education is not an exception. The process of imparting education has gone through a massive change and has taken over almost every field of our lives and the onset of online courses came as a path-breaker. Online education has become the state-of-the-art trend and has broken the age-old system of the brick and mortar institutions. The technological developments include internet, whatsapp, youtube etc plays a crucial role in the digital educational environment. Moreover, an attempt was made by the Government of India to revolutionize the society and to focus on utilizing the digital technologies to elevate the down trodden and bridge the gap between the different social strata. With nearly a billion people on mobile phones and over 200 million mobiles connected to the internet, there has been a considerable rise in digital learning. Are the influential innovations a threat to conventional ways of learning and teaching or are they the solution to overcome some of the difficulties of our present system of learning? The answer to the above question can be deduced from analyzing the developments, advantages and limitations of digital learning. Hence the present study attempted to analyze the impact of digital revolution in the field of Indian education system.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2020, D Rathidevi & M V Sudhakaran
Received: January 18, 2020; Revision Received: March 09, 2020; Accepted: March 29, 2020
Published in Volume 08, Issue 1, January-March, 2020