International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023

Is Excessive Use of Technology Hindering the Development of Problem-Solving Skills in Gen Z

Armaan Kapoor

Abstract: Problem-solving skills are crucial for an individual to lead a productive life and for being able to face life?s challenges. They are essential for making more appropriate decisions that have a direct impact on the individual?s personal and professional life. These problem-solving skills cannot be developed overnight. The learning is lifelong. However, the key foundation is laid in the formative years. It is believed that problem solving skills should be taught as early as the preschool years and thus, have been an integral part of academic learning across the world. However, studies have begun to discover how excessive use of technology maybe hindering the development of this crucial skill in the current generation. This paper analyses the impact of technology on this fundamental learning in our youngsters and analyses possible solutions.

Keywords: Problem solving, technology, learning and skills, adaptability, decision making

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,

Pages: 844 - 850

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