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What role Campus Facilities play in 21st-Century Education Scenario

Monday, 16 Jul 2018, 16:55 IST

With holistic development taking a prominent place in the contemporary education system, higher educational institutes are gearing up to include state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure in the campuses. Emphasis is not only given on curricular aspects but going beyond the classrooms, teachers are encouraging the students to participate in extra-curricular activities which require ample facilities. From spacious sports space to well-stocked libraries and ventilated classrooms to modern cafeterias, the management of the institute is compelled to design the campus according to the needs of the students today.

Impact on Students

It is a fact that having institutes in good conditions is decisive for students to achieve the expected academic results. Today most of the premier institutes of the country are intensifying the students' campus experience by making them accessible to the best of both worlds' facilities. Studies have shown that this approaches and offerings highly help in boosting the students' interest in studies along with enabling them to get engaged in varied activities. Students get room to realize their innate potentialities along with performing well in examinations.

Productive Learning Outcome

Modern campuses today are instilled with the latest ICT facilities, promising the students receiving education in most advanced manner. ICT and Multimedia evolving as an essential element in the educational field not only assist students to learn from multi sources but also enables them to expertise in the use of ICT. Although an expensive affair for the management, when the positive impacts of facility improvement on teachers and students are translated into quality educational attainments, the rewards far outstrip the cost of the investments.

Intensifying Research Probabilities

For the sustainability and development of an institution, it has become imperative to have knowledge-driven growth based on innovation which can only be achieved through robust research activities undertaken by the members of the institute. The quality of research work directly leads to the quality of teaching and learning in the classroom, thereby benefiting the students, the society and the country at large. To ensure students that they are equipped with enough practical tools for conducting research, the institutes are striving to bring on the best research facilities into the campus coupled with providing with appropriate training to enable them to use such facilities effectively.

Academic Support

Staying in a well-equipped campus which has accommodation facilities for both teacher and pupil soundly facilitates the teaching and learning process. The students' get to stay in touch with their teachers anytime in the day as the teachers will be available in the campus 24x7. Apparently, it also helps in building a firm relationship between the teacher and students which will eventually result in the smooth flow of knowledge in the classroom. By the end of the courses, students who spend a good amount of time inside the campus with a huge number of different individuals turn into social and tolerant citizens.

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