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How our culture is co-evolving with the digital medium and the education is following this process
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A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor

A New Pedagogy is Emerging...And Online Learning is a Key Contributing Factor | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it

In all the discussion about learning management systems, open educational resources (OERs), massive open online courses (MOOCs), and the benefits and challenges of online learning, perhaps the most important issues concern how technology is changing the way we teach, and - more importantly - the way students learn. For want of a better term, we call this “pedagogy.”

What is clear is that major changes in the way we teach post-secondary students are being triggered by online learning and the new technologies that increase flexibility in, and access to, post-secondary education.

As a first step in an exploration of what these pedagogical changes are and their implications for students, faculty, staff, and institutions, we begin here by:


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Jo Schiffbauer's curator insight, November 4, 2013 8:02 PM

online learning...

Conrad Albertson's curator insight, November 15, 2013 10:19 AM

A very interesting (albeit long and detailed) discussion about the changes driving education and information management in schools and beyond.

 

There are some very good insights that some may find disturbing. One in particular where the teacher is no longer the expert, but a facilitator for students to guide them in their learning and  information gathering/management. When everyone can look up almost anything on Google and get answers, sometimes more accurate than the instructor has provided, a change was inevitable.

 

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, January 29, 8:44 AM

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Health Online 2013 | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Health Online 2013 | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Education and Cultural Change | Scoop.it
35% of U.S. adults have gone online to figure out a medical condition; of these, half followed up with a visit to a medical professional.
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