Preparing students for the new era and getting updated with latest technologies is forecasted in major trends in Education for 2015. The following are the top trends in education in 2015
Web Based Tools
The online tools that are web based saves a lot of time and effort in day to day activities. These include mostly sharing and collaborating applications. Some others include organization and planning tools are also helpful in education.
Online Educational Resources
There are many online educational resources which give personal learning experience. Most of them include video lectures, tutorials as text and many of them are interactive also.
The knowledge and skills required to use digital devices like smart phones, tablets and desktops are called digital literacy. Earlier digital literacy was focused more on desktop devices but nowadays it has come to various other devices also.
Personal Learning Networks
Personal learning networks are often informal network where people interact with each other in a more constructive way. The mutually benefiting personal learning networks increases the knowledge of the person to a great extend.
This is a formal education method through which students learn in parts which can be controlled with various factors like time of learning, speed of learning and place of learning.
Social Media in Education
Apart from making and keeping friendship social media can be used in various ways to educate and learn people. In future the learning through social media will increase and as youth are in social media it is easy to convey messages to them easily.