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Will teachers be replaced by machines in the future? What will be the consequences if this happens?

Rise of TechnologyScience has advanced to the great extent in this world. Students are increasing day by day because of population growth. More and more students are comfortable to learn using technology. I personally think that teachers will be replaced by technology in the near future.

First of all, computers are faster and they can take on more challenging tasks, such as interpreting camera footage. We now have technology that can watch video and begin to understand it. Voice processing is getting much better. It’s not 100%
accurate yet of course, but even humans sometimes have trouble understanding each other. It makes sense to me that as computers continue to get faster it will enable new applications we can’t do right now such as Artificial Intelligence. Even if we can’t do true machine based human level intelligence, the computers will be able to make decisions based on their inputs. The true goal of learning I think is to be able to take existing information and draw new conclusions from it. People talk about 21st century skills, but really this very old skill is all you need to succeed in our new knowledge based economy. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 24, 2012 in Essay

 

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