At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning. Below are the notes of the key points that I made. Note: The issue of Emerging Trends and New Technology begs the question: for who? For students in California,…
Does the iPad foster or hinder creativity? Is it a comprehensive tool or just a mere distraction? Do we use the iPad just because it makes our classroom look cool? Are we missing the forest for the trees here?
With so many disruptive forces at work in higher education, colleges and universities are faced with the imperative to change not just technologies and processes, but behaviors and mindsets.
Daniel Tan's insight:
If yourn institution is planning an institutional change, it would be in for a rough ride! Here's what some do - not only to complete and survive, but to grow and prosper! Change is inevitable - the question is what comes out at the other end of the oven.
If you don't plan for change, you plan to hang. There are such too many bodies swinging, still suspended in uncertainty, with feet still not toiuching the ground!