Media may refer to
Communication tools used
to store and deliver
information or data.
other printed material
Media is everywhere, it has
become a part of our daily life.
The media play a dominant role
in the learning process. Media
has potential to shape
personalities, change the way we
perceive and understand the
world and our immediate reality.
The role of Print Media in the process of
education is of special importance. Print
Media like Newspapers, Journals and
Magazines are the basic oldest channels
of communication between one source to
other. Print Media are being printed in
every regional language to facilitate, the
readers to get information and
knowledge in ones own mother tongue.
Through newspapers, we can get news,information,and
we can learn our National Language,and English
Newspapers are very helpful to learn the English
Language. Newspapers was the best way of learning
before Independence, and creating public opinion in
the time of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
Journals are magazines which publish on the daily
bases. The journal of educational change in an
international, professionally referred, state of the artscholarly journals, reflecting the most important
ideas and evidence of educational change.
The journal of educational change welcomes and
supports contributions from a range of
administration and organizational theory and
from a broad spectrum of methodologies
including quantitative and qualitative research
and conceptual developments.
Through magazines, we can learn by
and we can get very nice literature by
magazines. Different types of magazines
having different and versatile knowledge
of over all the world.
Book is the best source of
education. A lot of material of
formal and informal
education is available in the
books. Mostly students
depend upon this medium to
learn the education. In spite
of modern technology, still
this medium is popular for
First of all, Role of Radio in the
Radio is also playing a important role in education.
Talk shows about politics, finance and other
programmes are the source of informal
Personalities,Scholars,Professionalists come in
radio as a chief guest, by live calls, we take a lot
of information and learned by this way.
Community Radio System:
Community Radio System have made for education.
Radio has now started to enter into the education
sector with the name of community radio system.
The term community radio signifies radio
broadcasting with the objectives of serving the
community by involving members of the
community. It will help the students to hone their
public speaking skill.
The number of broadcasting organizations have
moved forward to introduce community radio
in schools and colleges. With the introduction
of this technology, quite a few civil society
organizations have come forward to broadcast
their educative radio
programming.Moreover,this kind of radio will
help students to revise their classroom
teaching, which they may forget. The impact of
community radio is massive and its impact felt
on every section of the society.
Internet is a medium, which made the World a
Global Village. Around the World students are
being globally connected with one another via
Internet. We’ve been seen that large number of
people depend on the Internet to collect
information, read news, play games and also
for searching process and business work.
Online learning has assumed the role of
an important media for imparting distance
The most important advantage of online distance
education is to earn a degree from one’s home or work
place. We can get knowledge and information through
charts,maps,graphs,moving images,slides,and video
clippings and even audio recordings via Internet. It
helps to understand the entire syllabus without the
help of a teacher. The students are able to interact with
their peers through online class projects-mails and also
with the help of online conferencing and chat makes
learning easier and entertaining. The availability of
online libraries with their huge collection of books has
also made the learning process easier and worthwhile.
Television is the powerful media that will reach all sorts of
people. It is a source of informal education.TV does play
an important role in shaping a person’s life, both
professionally and personality.It does provide the value
addition knowledge to the concerned person, irrespective
of his profession. We’ve a lot of programs on almost
everything. There is something for everyone, Channel
like Discovery, National Geographic, Animal Planet etc
does provide us with immense knowledge from the
subject inventions.TV provide to learn so many things
like politics,business,finance,nature,different languages
learn through dramas and movies, cooking etc.Different
News Channels help to up update our knowledge.
Films are considered a major mass medium because
of their mass appeal and influence on society. Film
is also a source of informal education We can
know about different cultures, and other societies
norms,values,civilizations, and way of living by
films .Film is playing a important role for learn the
different languages. Film deliverers a moral lesson
to the viewers. Its depend upon viewers, how that
they perceive. Many historical films tell us the old
history of the Nations. In a dramatic way, films
tell us a current situation of the World like
terrorism,corruption,extremism,social evils etc
We can rightly conclude that the effect of media is
vast on the life of each and every individual.
With the on-going development of information
and technology in the society, media has given
particular attention to the need of education
and cultural diversity and promoted media
consciousness among individuals. Last but not
the least, Media has opened a new dimension
and gave a new meaning to education.
Education has become more entertaining like