Over the past few years the growth of the computer industry has been quiet remarkable and today it is the fastest growing industry in our economy. Nowadays, many schools are equipped with computers for educating their students. Thereby making computers an integral part of education system. Teachers and professors use computers for teaching, giving presentations, assessing various data banks, maintaining database of students, communication in the form of e mails or chat, browsing the Internet and preparing students to have a competitive edge in the global job market. Computers have revolutionized the learning for students in a big way. They can watch various films on wild life, history, geography, science and encyclopedias with great sound and excellent picture quality and commentaries on Compact Disc’s or DVD’s.
The use of computers and technology in education has changed the learning process of the people in several ways and helped them to enhance their education process in a very short period of time. Moreover Internet has changed the way people work by giving them an access to various information on any subject be it any product, research or any other technical information. It has also changed the way people use to communicate by overcoming hassles of the traditional mail or phone with the use of emails and chats or voice chats which are simple and very effective. Internet has also reduced the gap in the teaching process. Now with the use of internet we can have many online courses that are offered my teachers who are located across boundaries who give training through video conferencing thereby giving a personal touch to individuals who prefer to have a class room coaching but cannot afford to leave their current location.
Thus through the use of computers schools, colleges and universities are making scientific, creative, and engineering advances to produce well qualified and highly skilled professionals.