TOEFL Essay Topic 157 - In the future, students may have the choice of studying at home by using technology such as computers or television or of studying at traditional schools. Which would you prefer? Use reasons and specific details to explain your choice.
With the knowledge explosion, many ways of education will be offered to students. In the future, students may choose to
With the knowledge explosion, many ways of education will be offered to students. In the future, students may choose to study at home by using technology such as computers or televisions, or choose to study at traditional school. In my opinion, the former is a better choice.
In the first place, students can make out an individualized and effective way of study using high technology at home. The traditional schools make schedules according to consideration of something average. So although it concerns of the demands of the majority, though average, its schedules are not the just fit ones for most students. But using technology such as computers or televisions, a student can make the class schedule of his or her own, concerning personal ability, recent health condition and so on. In traditional school, it is impossible that a teacher lecture you the same lesson twice at your own sweet will. Using technology, students can review some lessons easily to get better understanding of some courses.
In the second place, studying at home by using technology can save much place. The more quickly the society development, the larger the quantity of people who study is. The bloated industry, commerce, …have already made our world a crowded one. If we use traditional school as we do now, the place education occupy, of course, will be another contributor to the crisis. On the contrary, studying at home by using technology will not only occupy no more place, but also release the place it now have been occupied.
Maybe some people will bring forth a doubtful point about studying at home using technology, that whether the students can be self-schooled enough. I think the students’ self schooling do not attach much importance to the feasibility of studying at home, because making students study at home do not mean that students will manage the whole of their study. We can add in some supervisal by some institute, periodicly censor the quantity and quality of what students have studied. Then there may be a new type of school—school without students.
In conclusion, studying at home is an ideal choice. I hope we can see the new type of way of education in the near future.
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