The technology has more advantages than disadvantages. The mean student teachers Luke Gustafsson and Ingrid Anjar. They believe that self-discipline is the key to avoiding mobile and data dependent.
Ingrid Anjar and Luke Gustafsson plugs in front of a computer teacher in Gothenburg. Next door is the mobiles close at hand.
Asked if they feel dependent on the new technology they answer that in that case in a positive way.
– You do of course be online. This is where the information is and that’s where we largely communicates, both in terms of studies and socially, Luke says Gustafsson.
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Neither Luke and Ingrid says themselves have experienced any major problems connected to the internet. Although they mention that it is a disturbing elements sometimes during presentations that many stares down into the mobile phone.
– But there’s something about the cell phone, sitting student with a computer in front of him, no one reacts, despite the can just as easily hang on Facebook or surf around with it, says Ingrid Anjar.
Ingrid Anjar smiles when she asked if she usually turn on the clock and watch TV shows on your PC.
– That is recognizable. At the same time, it is nice that a student can actually do so if you wish. The lectures begin the sometimes not until after lunch, she says.
Luke Gustafsson admits that there are drawbacks to the constant connection, it requires some self-discipline to not be tempted to do otherwise when studies concerning the .
– But I can handle it and the benefits of the network’s more, he says.
Ingrid Anjar do not think it is technology itself that creates any problems with concentration.
– When I was little, it was well-TV that insisted on attention and when my parents were young, it was perhaps shouts and laughter in the yard. It has probably always been opportunities to escape from it which is sad for the moment, she believes.
The Internet, mobiles and computers become an increasingly significant part of their reality says that they both be constantly aware of.
– We are studying the teachers. In all courses, we argue about data usage. For example, the one child in day to question why they are even to learn the name of the capitals when you can just as easily googling information when you need it. It’s a legitimate question, says Ingrid Anjar.
Both agree with the psychologists and researchers that it is all about finding the right approach to technology. One challenge they think they will face as teachers is that they will always be one step after the young people when it comes to technological developments.