Gone are the days when you had to bring huge tomes of books to your lecture hall while listening attentively to every single word that your professor uttered; You no longer needed to sharpen your pencils and make carbon copies of all those valuable notes that are scribbled on the blackboard...in fact everything that we need right now is just a "touch" away. One of man's greatest strength lies with our ability to evolve and the way we learn has certainly evolved as well. Enter the era of "Apps-ducation" where students can do so much more by leveraging on the potential of apps on their smartphones and tablets.
Enter the new Apps-ducation
It is undeniable that technology is playing its vital part in unleashing the potential in education especially in tertiary levels such as colleges and universities. You will be surprised to know how much the way we learn know is different from what our fathers used to experience. Students are using all the newest apps, social sites, blogs and tools for online learning to accomplish their education goals be it to grab lecture notes or apps that help them with their assignments. Nowadays we don't only rely on our smartphones and tablets for fun and communication, they are also used creatively to help us in our studies.
Colleges and universities are using technology to provide better education for all. The advent of apps has really changed the landscape of education the way we knew it. More and more people are taking their down their important notes using Evernote. Miss a lecture, fret not as you can share your friends' notes by using StudyBlue Flashcards. Can't meet up to do your assignments, why not hang out in Facebook? All these are just a few examples of how learning can be done in a more effective, social way. Let's look at how our education has been revolutionized in this App-Aided College Student Infographic.