Technology: It's Impact to Filipino Youth
And Their Educational Performance
Joy Anne Ur. Puazo
Bataan Peninsula Point out University
Technology: It's Effect to Filipino Youth
And Their Academic Performance
Technology has been subject of dependence for information excess, communication and entertainment. Computers, laptops and cell phones are not only for recreation and wishes nowadays nevertheless also regarded as needs of everybody that is why possibly Filipino junior today is being dependent on modern technology for educational purposes. However , most adults said that modern technology is a skinnelegeme because of the devastation and wrong use of most Philippine youth. Computers are becoming standard features in homes with 40 percent of Internet users reporting having at least one laptop unit in the home. Although this might not indicate ownership, the increasing volume of computer homes is reputation of the significance of computers because tool pertaining to communication, education, entertainment etc (Survey on Internet Access and Used by Philippine Schoolchildren, Summary of Land Findings) meaning that computers are given importance and almost becoming component to our culture. With regards to this subject, we are unable to deny the truth that the improve technology provides greater effects to the youthful learners because their generation accepted the easy access of information and simple communication through social media. In fact , according to Asian Company of Writing and Interaction to UNICEF, Filipino schoolchildren are computer system literate since almost three-fourths (74%) have access to the internet. Additionally, an earlier related study carried out October-November 2008, Yahoo-Nielsen Net Index 2008 covering 1, 200 respondents with age ranges ranging from twelve to over 5 decades old, by 22 major cities including Metro Manila reported that children and young people are among the large Internet users with 50 percent through this age bracket accessing the Internet. One more heavy user is the twenty to up to 29 year old...