Technology has brought so many wonderful ways to learn and get educated to the palms of our hands. Almost everyone who has a Smartphone has an e-book on it. People who use social media networking sites like Facebook are offered access to webinars on a daily basis. Google has made it easy for people to look each other in the face and learn together. Another new way of learning things is Twitter. A lot of information is shared 140 characters at a time and an incredible amount of information can be learned.
Do you want to learn how to do crowd financing, write a better grant proposal or make better investment decisions? No problem, download an e-reader app to your tablet, cell phone or laptop. Once you download the app, start reading and learning! There is something powerful about having a world of information literally in the palm of your hand. Increasingly people are commuting and reading books on their cell phones.
No matter what it is you want to learn, from accounting ledgers to surviving a tax audit of your business, there are webinars almost everyday to teach you what you want to learn. A webinar is a class taught online and made available to people who want to learn. A webinar can be thought of as an online classroom.With an internet connection, people from all around the world can get together at one time and learn.
Google Hangouts are similar to webinars. Google Hangouts allow people ten people via an internet connection and can see one another, talk to one another and learn from one another. Another great feature about Google Hangouts is that while the ten people are in an internet “room” together, the hangout can be broadcast to the world.
Yet another way of learning with new technology is by using Twitter. twitter conversations take place 140 characters at a time. There are Twitter chats and Twitter parties where people get together to talk about all kinds of things and share information with one another. it is truly a new way to learn in the new world.
In conclusion, it is terrific to use your technology for online learning. So, the question for you this terrific day is what are you using your technology to help you learn?