Educational Technology for Equality: A Review

Anagrolia Faustino *

University Institute of Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India and Ministry of Education, Suye Secondary School, P.O. Box-1565, Arusha City Council, United Republic of Tanzania.

Inderpreet Kaur

University Institute of Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

The use of technology in education should focus on treating students at all levels of education in the same manner, resulting in a change in the teaching and learning process and better learning outcomes for qualitative change in education. The study used Google Scholar for scanning and getting the information. This study seeks to scan factors associated with educational technology for equality. The review selected papers from 2014, 2017, 2019, 2020, and 2021. The selected papers are based on educational technologies for equality in elementary, primary, secondary, and tertiary education.

The paper found that there is a need to make sure that everyone has the possibility to access technology, regardless of their disability. The paper suggests that education technology needs to consider equality in terms of gender, race, disability, language, social, and economic status, as well as academic hierarchy. These parameters need to be checked in order to have equality in the use of technology. The success of that will lead to a paradigm shift in education in all sectors, starting at the root of education.

The papers recommend that the government make policies about educational technology in all of the education systems, from the root of education to higher education. The application of technology to all foundations of education will lead to sustainable development in education.

Keywords: Education, technology, equality, race, disability, language


How to Cite

Faustino , Anagrolia, and Inderpreet Kaur. 2023. “Educational Technology for Equality: A Review”. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports 17 (7):102-7. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2023/v17i7498.

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