ROLE OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY IN EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY
This study aims to find out role of educational technology in promoting equality, diversity, inclusivity and at what extent Educational technology can enhance the equality in society as our society is divided into many layers like rich and poor, division on the basis of language, religion, caste colour and creed. There is discrimination to the persons with disability in our society as they are not getting equal chance in getting education. Students in the Indian educational system are increasingly diverse. Diversity is also increasing in higher education, with a higher percentage of women than men enrolling in and graduating from college. Diversity is tied in assessing the contrasts among individuals and group of individuals, and putting positive incentives on those distinctions. So here the role of educational technology becomes crucial to remove the barriers of such persons and provide them equal chance for development. Educational technology brings variety in person’s life that helps him to understand the others and both helps in opening space and widen the minds also which brings equality among human beings and reduce any type of discrimination Keeping away from the alternative of isolation and making them restricted to the limits of unique schools, specialists of comprehensive training are supporting an incorporation of kids with extraordinary requirements in to the normal schools. We really at that time can guarantee the arrangement of equivalent freedom especially in schooling. Numerous issues, for example, absence of uplifting outlook among instructors, non-comprehensive educational program, and absence of assets, infrastructural issues, and ignorance among guardians, unpredictable plans, and ill-advised execution of approaches are making obstacles for expanding the idea of comprehensive schooling in India. In paper an endeavor has been made to put center around issues, difficulties, and possibilities with respect to comprehensive instruction.
Keywords: Educational Technology, Education, Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity.