The question is does knowledge really make people happier? What is knowledge? Knowledge is defined as Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study. Now, recent study shows that well informed people were more likely to report feeling of well being. Knowledge can be obtained and suppressed through the educational system, by technology, and by television programs.
Education is the knowledge of putting one's potentials to maximum use. Knowledge trains the human mind to think and take the right decision. If people are making the right decisions, a person’s self confidences sky rockets, making one a happier person. In other words, man becomes a rational animal when he is educated. It is through education that knowledge and information is received and spread throughout the world. An uneducated person cannot read and write and hence he is closed to all the knowledge and wisdom he can gain through books and other mediums. In other words, he is shut off from the outside world. In contrast, an educated man lives in a room with all its windows open towards outside world.
The education world has been greatly influenced by rapidly changing technology and the increasing availability of information. In the ever-changing world filled with new technology, teachers and students require the right information, from the right sources, today. Having direct access to industry information gives the competitive edge needed to succeed. For example, student now or days are given many projects that are expected to be done in a certain period of time. Imagine having to go through books to find the information you need, it would take forever to finish your project. But having the internet and information at your very finger tips jus makes a person very happy. Student performance can be improved when the enhancement of teaching and learning using technology.
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