Remember the days of using a thick dictionary to search for the meaning of the books and figuring out the phonetic symbols for the pronunciation of the word? That is the ancient times.
Technology has been evolving rapidly and replacing the old ones. This brings to the introduction of Smart City, Online Shopping Platform and many different new technologies that changes our lives and the ways of living under the digital environment.
Living in Hong Kong, this affluent society, where providing children with great education environment and they can learn efficiently through the aid of different technologies under the digital environment. This helps to transfer the teaching mode into e-classroom and students having a new learning experience.
In this fast growing digital environment, we are having applying different technologies for learning, such as cloud services (Students and teachers able to share lecture notes and videos), internet (Students able to search for information that they would like to acquire), Online ChatBox (Instant conversation for question answering) etc. So, everyone can easily stay connect with different informations that make them have an unique learning experience.
Having such great learning experiences can encourage students to be more proactive in learning and updating their knowledge and competencies, at the same time get them well-prepare before entering the society to work. With the introduction of more and more new technologies (Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality), we are surely that a new digital learning environment will be well-equipped for the future learners and everyone will be improving greatly for a better environment in the society.
References: (1) Transforming Learning Experiences with a Digital Environment (http://sites.tcs.com/blogs/digital-reimagination/transforming-learning-experiences-digital-environment/)
(2) Students’ experiences and expectations of the digital environment (https://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/students-experiences-and-expectations-of-the-digital-environment-23-jun-2014)