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ERIC Number: EJ1131562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
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ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Innovation in Education--Inclusion of 3D-Printing Technology in Modern Education System of Pakistan: Case from Pakistani Educational Institutes
Waseem, Kainat; Kazmi, Hasnain Alam; Qureshi, Ovais Hussain
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n1 p22-28 2017
On this research, the traditional education system of Pakistan has been analyzed in comparison to international modern education system with 3D printing technology. Also how this technology results in revolutionizing current education system and its future aspects. The study adopted semi-structured interviews to solicit an understanding of teachers, students and 3D printing service providers on the inclusion of this prototyping technology in Pakistani education system. Content analysis technique was used to analyze the data and verbatim texts were applied in discussing the emergent themes. The findings indicate that teachers and students are really motivated and convinced that prototyping technology will bring another revolution in education system of Pakistan near future, just like computers. They rely so much on modern learning techniques to present innovative ideas in tangible forms. They were influenced by this technology in their current practices and mentioned that primary and basic education should adapt this technology to create better understanding to innovative minds. The paper identifies key contribution of 3D printing technology as a factor in state development. This study will be significant and gainful for educationist, understudies and individual working in the field of prototype development and customization who wish to see how the field has developed and evolved as well as the individuals who are occupied with way for future research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan