Technology can help to provide the motivation to learn and experiment: new teaching methods will often provide a student with added interest in the course, and impetus to develop their own learning. Technology is only one method which can be adopted and is not guaranteed to be successful by any means, but with carefully thought-out uses and proper integration into courses, there can be significant benefits to both teacher and student.
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