5) Examine critically the potential of technologies such as artificial intelligence(AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (VR) and big data in transforming education in India.

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Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life

5) Examine critically the potential of technologies such as artificial intelligence(AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (VR) and big data in transforming education in India. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

Impact of technologies on various social sectors is an important topic from exam point of view.  

Key demand of the question:

Objectively examine how these four technologies are going to transform education in India.   

Directive Word:

Critically examine:  You have to write about both failures and successes of these technologies.  

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction write 1-2 lines on the potential of technology to revolutionise education sector in developing countries. Also write about indispensable nature of real world teacher-pupil relationship. 

Define each technology in one line.

In the body, there should be FOUR main part for each technology: Examine their success and failure so far. Give examples of other countries too. Write their demerits and merits. Argue why traditional human touch is necessary and can’t be replaced by technologies. 

In the conclusion, make a point about need for synergy between human interventions and technologies to ensure quality education in schools and colleges.