I opened my eyes and the glare from the window shimmered into my room. I groaned and pulled the covers over my head. ‘Must have left them open last night.’….
Technology has always been advancing throughout the years. It has made a big impact on people especially on lifestyle. One of the many things that are affected in the society; having been a common source of information and entertainment.
In our present generation, students are obsessed in using Gadgets. They usually want to buy the latest release of these Gadgets to satisfy their desires in terms of entertainment and getting the newest of the new. As a result, students tend to involve gadgets in their everyday lives including in their studies.
Students tend to use up more time in using gadgets than on studying. This apparently affects the student’s studying habits and academic performance.
In today’s modern age gadgets has become a way of life. Gadgets nowadays are a basic need for everyday life style. It helps us a lot by doing things easier and faster. Gadgets help students a lot by doing their projects more productive and progressive.
It is a small thing that anyone could have. Having a gadget may help one’s be more productive and intellectual. Nowadays, poor and rich have gadgets like cell phones. A cell phone is a wireless gadget that most people these days communicate with. Gadgets nowadays are a basic need for a student. Gadgets gave a big impact into the history of humanity because of its use. The history of gadgets spans as far back as humanity itself – since hominids began creating tools to make their lives easier. Humans have always created devices and appliances with specific practical purposes that were initially thought of as novelties, due to unfamiliarity with and initial unwillingness to accept the technology. Today, industry has augmented the creation of new gadgets.4
This study aims to know how gadgets affect the studies of the 4th year students of LJLC. This study will show the researcher how the gadgets can affects the studies of the 4th year students of LJLC as said on the title. As we know, gadgets are now part of our daily basis.Dealing With the Impact of Modern Gadgets on our Lives Whether we like it or not, electric appliances and gadgets have occupied a major position in our day to day lives. Though they were invented to make life better for us in the first place, it is an undeniable fact that many of the gadgets have a negative influence upon the quality of our lives in some ways. As we cannot live without them in this modern world and they are a necessary evil, we have to find ways to reduce the negative impact of those modern appliances. A gadget is a device or appliance having a unique purpose and function. At the time of invention, a gadget is often way ahead of its peers in terms of novelty and uniqueness. This is what makes them, so desirable and ‘cool’!
Gadgets affect the study habit of a student in many aspects. Using gadgets a student start becoming stupid, dependable, and careless and do all his or her work with the help of gadgets. He also becomes drowsy and wants to do all his work in shortcut. In this age of technology no part of life is deprived from the impact it has created on life pattern and so education is no exception. Education has undergone a revolutionary change with students being seen with laptops, tabs, and other gadgets.
Online education is the biggest proof of how education has been impacted with technology, no region in this world has remained aloof from this new form of education. The gadgets are very useful, they help us connect to each other, they make us learn new things and discover new things. The reason why computer technologies are invented is to help make people’s life easier and to improve their way of life, especially the students. Modern computer technologies make studying easier and fun to the students. As long as students don’t become fanatics when it comes to gadgets, we don’t think that they could have a bad influence or a bad effect on students. The gadgets make our life better in many ways. Let’s take for example the cell phone, many of you are “lost” without it and when it comes to students this device is more than just a cell phone, is a chat opportunity, an Internet connection, a camera and more. Because mobile phones have today a lot of features and they are not just devices made for communication between people.
A negative effect of these gadgets on students can be the fact that they can become obsessive and the students can neglect everything else, like their social life, their family and friends. Is not a bad thing to have a computer, but is a bad thing to spend all your life in front of it pretending that everything else doesn’t exist. Otherwise, most gadgets have positive effects because they enable us to do things faster and easier and they are also good when it comes to learning new things and, let’s face it, they make our life a lot easier.
There is some list of the essential gadgets for students we have: A laptop with the fast wireless internet connection enables the students to do their projects even if they are in a coffee bar, in a park or on the road. The best thing about laptops is the fact that they are portable and easy to carry. A desktop is also good, but they couldn’t bring it with them to class. The next essential gadget is an iPod. This is a must have in a life of a student, because they can store all their music, pod-cats, videos and more. It is also a good companion on the road or everywhere… Modern technologies like television and computers provide identifiable educational advantages, such as greater access to information and more compelling presentations of that information. Over-use of technology, though, especially such gadgets as cell phones, iPods and video games, presents a whole range of problems which may interfere with a student’s ability to learn and attend to lessons.
Students who use their computers or cell phones to participate in social networking sites may post material considered inappropriate by school authorities. They may also develop an unfavorable reputation based on those pictures or comments. Pictures of misbehavior can adversely affect their chances of getting into the university of their choice or of getting a job.
It is easy to become addicted to gaming, texting, talking on the phone or socializing online. Some students may attempt to do this in class, which disrupts their learning, and at home it detracts from study time. Kids putting in long hours on their gadgets will give less attention to assignments and may be irritable when they are away from their gadgets. They might also sleep less, which can slow down their thinking the next day.