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15 Technologies That Were Supposed to Change Education Forever

15 Technologies That Were Supposed to Change Education Forever | Always eLearning | Scoop.it
Every generation has its shiny new technology that's supposed to change education forever. In the 1920s it was radio books. In the 1930s it was television lectures.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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This article may function as a nice corrective the next time you hear someone loudly proclaim that MOOCs herald the end of public education as we know it 

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Ron Leunissen's curator insight, January 17, 2014 11:27 AM

The future is history. 

 

After all these innovations have past, many teachers still use oral information transmission In class. 

Ness Crouch's curator insight, January 17, 2014 8:24 PM

What's new or what's old. This is an interesting article about what people thought was the future of education. :)

Pam Furney's curator insight, January 24, 2014 1:53 AM

I can see great use for this in PD!

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This Radio-Book Was The Future of Education

This Radio-Book Was The Future of Education | Always eLearning | Scoop.it
New technologies often go through a honeymoon phase where educators hold them up as the futuristic savior of learning.
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With the current hype about MOOCs and Mobile saving education, its funny to look way back and see how "thought leaders" of the 1930s were championing the "radio book" as the future of learning. 

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