How To Be A Productive Netizen In A Growing World Of Technology When Pressure Of Academics Is Accelerating Concurrently?

Gone are the days when classrooms were the prime sources catering to the learning needs of a student. As we are breathing in a rapidly evolving world full of technicalities, the classrooms are not just confined within a four walled room. Having access to multiple sources of information and facts helps a student’s knowledge.Surrounded with multiple number of gadgets, the curiosity to try and explore them accelerates concurrently with the increasing pressure of academics and more importantly to score marks. Now the need of the hour is ‘what and when to prioritize first?’ The internet or academics? 

Advertisement

As the curiosity to explore the latest technology increases with the doubling pressure of academics, the students are often stuck with the dilemma of what to prioritize first – the internet or academics. Not just the students, even parents are often left with blank answers as more or less everyone is aware of how crucial it is to maintain cordial relations with internet and studies in today’s age. To answer this highly subjective question one needs to move ahead with an equally practical solution. The solution to this is to be a productive netizen. 90% of our time is spent on the internet be it for work, studies or entertainment so why not contribute something and gain something useful out of it?

Following are a few pointers that can be helpful

  • Try to balance the use of Netflix both for entertainment and information
  • Follow those accounts that connect you with the current affairs of the world
  • Read about various courses offered on Coursera,Edx and other websites.
  • Pick an hour to watch stand up comedy shows
  • Use your social media handles to showcase your talent, be it singing, painting, illustrating, writing, photography etc
  • Follow art pages and take a dip into the ocean of perspectives
  • Read about your favourite artists
  • Watch documentaries related to your academics
  • Watch interviews
  • Read Quora

Academics are a crucial part of our life but one can’t neglect the internet so why not use it productively? Therefore, it’s more about finding a balance between the two rather than finding answers to what and when to prioritize. So dear readers, don’t let your learning stop with getting academic degrees as it will make you literate but timely access and adopting technology will make you a productive netizen.

Must Read

Remembering Guru Nanak Dev Ji on his 550th Birthday

"With the emergence of Satguru Nanak the mist cleared and the light scattered all around." On this day, 550 years ago, a saviour was born...

DU Students, Teachers & Admin Protests Collectively Against Construction of 39 Storeyed Building In North Campus

On Thursday, Delhi University students held a protest march around the site where a 39-storeyed building will be constructed. The site is near Vishwavidyalaya...

Draft Education Policy May Let Students Take Boards Twice a Year

By the year 2022, if the final draft of the new National Education Policy is approved, a candidate may be able to take the...

SRCC Staff Association Protest Against Delhi University’s Circular on Ad Hoc Teachers

On Friday, the staff association of Delhi University's Shri Ram College of Commerce took out a protest march to the Vice Chancellor’s office against...

HRD Minister Got Stuck For Nearly 6 Hours on Convocation Day Due To JNU Protests

  On the third convocation of JNU, the Union HRD Minister who attended the event got stuck for almost 6 hours at the venue because...

Failure to Upgrade its Subscription of Databases : DU Invites a Ton of Bizarre Repercussions

The University of Delhi has not updated its subscription to more than 40 online databases that grant access to various journals and other resources,...

Delhi University Organises 96th Convocation

The 96th Convocation of DU was hosted on Monday where the event witnessed three lakh students graduating from the University. The Vice Chancellor, Mr. Yogesh...

Important Last Minute Examination Tips

'Arey abhi to semester shuru hua tha!' Boom. Another semester comes to an end in the blink of an eye. With semester exams being just...

Lesser Work = Happier Employees = More Productivity

Every company wants its employees to be content, productive and committed to their work all the time. But to achieve this some companies go...

Mika Singh’s Performance Ended XIMB’s Xpressions 2019 On A High

Xpressions, the biggest cultural-management festival of Eastern India, came to a delightful end on the 10th of November, 2019 as every soul in the...