The first part of the concern can be understood in the historical context – history does not only tell us of the past; it also helps us understand our present and visualize our future.
The partnership between education and technology that has been evolving for nearly half a century has undergone a revolution in the last two decades. The degree and pace of change in this relationship has made us all, those working in education and those not, stop and think about it – ‘whither are we going?’ Is it good for education? Is it an attempt to serve the vested interest of technology? Will it help students and teachers or will it be an additional burden on them? Will it be possible to manage the required logistic requirements?