TOWARDS DEVELOPMENT VIA EDUCATION: ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY

Thammarak Srimarut, Waleerak Sittisom
2020 Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues  
Technology has been gaining popularity in many fields of life and its importance can be seen to increasing with the passage of time. Technology has also many implications in education related fields and there are several aspects that may increase the quality of education. This study has been conducted in order to study the impact of such aspects such as internet access, internet users and mobile coverage on quality of education along with two control variables, population growth and literacy
more » ... wth and literacy rate. Data was collected for 30 years from Asian countries and was tested and scrutinized and results were obtained. The tests that were used in this study include unit root test, PCSE and GMM estimation tests. The results of these tests indicate that all the independent variables i.e. internet access, internet users and mobile coverage have significant impact on quality of education but the control variables i.e. population growth and literacy rate have no significant impact on quality of education. In the last portion of the study, the author has mentioned some implications and benefits in theoretical, practical and policy making context. In addition, the author has also mentioned some limitations of the study and some recommendations that can be used to improve them.
doi:10.9770/jssi.2020.9.m(21) fatcat:lncyyyhoibgy5g4lx3m5n42jjm