Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Technology and Education

TECHNOLOGY HAS, INDEED, changed the complexion of education in the last ten years. As transmission of information or knowledge is an essential aspect of education, the invention of computer and internet technology, for instance, has made teaching and imparting knowledge somehow easier and more efficient.

            In the basic and higher education alike, computer technology has been bringing about modern and creative approaches in conveying knowledge. Elementary students today can find learning as entertainment through Video Presentations via DVD technology, projector, etc. Students in all levels can now consider studying to be fun through technologies such as Interactive Whiteboards, Proximas, PowerPoint games, interactive DVDs, and other softwares. Internet sites like Wikipedia, Microsoft Encarta on-line, and various academic blog sites—through which viewers can easily find information about almost anything—had become comfortably accessible to teachers and students alike. (It is with this easy access to huge blocks of information that the popular motto, “one-click-away” emerged.)


The need to follow the law

IN THIS WORLD, every nation has its own law. Laws that would regulate the actions of people, to prohibit something, prescribe a certain act or punish a crime. But why do we need to follow the law?

Rolando Suarez, in his book Introduction to Law, explains that law, in its strict legal sense, is defined as a rule of conduct, just and obligatory, laid down by legitimate authority for common observance and benefit.


The frogs called humans

...Frogs use a variety of complex calls, including ribbets, croaks, and other sounds. Surprisingly, “they produce these sounds in much the same way as humans speak... And as if emphasizing one of the functions of communication among humans, “frog communication is particularly important during the mating season, when male frogs call to attract females.”

But there’s another striking similarity between frogs and humans ...



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