Adoption of Technology and Augmentation of Resources for Teaching-Learning in Higher Education

International Journal of Applied Engineering and Management Letters (IJAEML), Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

7 Pages Posted: 4 Jul 2017

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P. M. Kumar

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies

Date Written: June 30, 2017

Abstract

Learner centred education through appropriate methodologies facilitates effective learning as teaching-learning modalities of higher education are considered to be relevant to the learner group. Curriculum delivery and pedagogy should incorporate multitude of learning experiences and innovative learning methodologies through the adoption of technology. Plenty of resources external to the curriculum come into use, which offers valuable learning experiences. Augmentation of resources for teaching-learning process would enhance the quality of learning. The role of the institution is to identify and provide such experiences using these resources so as to improve their learning through the all round learning opportunities available to them. Institutional strategy to nurture critical thinking, creativity and scientific temper among the students is to transform them into lifelong learners and innovators. Teaching-learning process should be mutually complementary where both the teacher and the taught gain as a result of the diversity of learning experiences. This paper discusses how technology adoption practices and augmentation of resources contribute to learning in a higher education institution.

Keywords: Technology Adoption, Augmentation of Resources, Teaching-Learning Process

Suggested Citation

Kumar, P. M., Adoption of Technology and Augmentation of Resources for Teaching-Learning in Higher Education (June 30, 2017). International Journal of Applied Engineering and Management Letters (IJAEML), Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2995431

P. M. Kumar (Contact Author)

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies ( email )

Srinivas Campus, Mangaladevi Road
Pandeshwar
Mangalore, 575001
India

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