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"Technology in the Classroom: A Deweyan Perspective" by Heather E. Davis

"Technology in the Classroom: A Deweyan Perspective" by Heather E. Davis | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Approximately one hundred years ago, John Dewey responded to societal changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution by writing a philosophy of education that encouraged experiential learning. Like the Industrial Revolution, the Information Revolution has created similar need for an adjusted philosophy of education. This article explores the educational and pedagogical issues created by the Information Revolution through a Deweyan lens.

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Digital distraction in the classroom

Digital distraction in the classroom | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Even in this ideal environment, the temptation of digital distraction was too high. I might view this akin to addictive behavior now, and realize that students need more explicit support in order to do the right thing for their learning. I think that the biggest mistake that I made was to fail to have explicit guidelines for use of technology


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Crowdsourcing in Your Classroom

Crowdsourcing in Your Classroom | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
How can you shift your classroom away from lecture and toward inquiry?
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Blogging in the classroom: why your students should write online

Blogging in the classroom: why your students should write online | eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

For the past few months Michael Drennan's GCSE and A level students have been doing all their writing via student blogs. Writing in classrooms seems to me to have two wildly different, conflicting purposes: a limited, traditional and strict purpose - because exams, like many decent jobs, will be about written skill; and a wider, idealistic one: the ultimate method of exchange of ideas in depth.

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