This paper approves that from the students’ perspective, potential disadvantages can arise while making the decision between the classroom education and digital learning. For digital learning, students need a lot of discipline and dedication in order for them to sit at a computer screen to listen to lectures, doing and completing any given assignments with respect to deadlines and more so assigning time and a proper schedule to study and conduct research. Since immediate feedback is one of the pros of classroom education, when it comes to digital learning, the process of clarification of any unclear information will take a longer time.
Many scholars have also argued that the introduction of digital learning has slowly eradicated the traditional ‘feel’ of having a teacher stand in front of a class to give a lecture. This has a potential detrimental effect on students as it denies an immediate and natural interactivity with the facilitator that could actually enhance their learning capability and understanding.
This essay makes a conclusion that even though there are a variety of opinions on the impact of digital media in education, studies conducted and personal experiences have shown a general improvement in the education system that has been brought about by the use of digital media. Despite the glitches that it may have on the learning process, the use of digital media has made great advancements in the classroom and is a clear improvement from the traditional learning process. ...Show more