This podcast summaries constructivism, a theory of how learners form knowledge that results in a more dynamic and conversational view of how a learning environment must be constructed -- intersubjective, where instructional design is more objective.
If you spent the 1990s plucking songs from a stack of cassettes to make the perfect mixtape, you probably welcomed innovations of the next decade that served your favorite albums up as individual songs, often for free. The internet’s power to unbundle content sparked a rapid transformation of the music industry, which today generates just...
Universities will be masters of curation, working as talent agencies. They’ll draw royalties and license fees from the content professors create and curate. In many ways, the role of the best universities will become even more focused on identifying, investing in, and harvesting the returns from great talent..."
Dan Meyer has just published a provocative post called “Don’t Personalize Learning,” inspired by an even more provocative post with the same title by Benjamin Riley (as well as being a follow-up to Meyer’s post “Tools for Socialized Instruction not Individualized … Continue reading →
Experts believe the Internet of Things — the concept that all devices, objects and systems could be connected and share information in the future — will have a widespread effect on the way we live our everyday lives by 2025.
E-Learning has the potential to revolutionize education, provide for a truly personalized learning experience, and take each student down the path that is uniquely theirs. Read on to explore ways in which it can achieve its promise.
Daniel Tan's insight:
We talk about the future of education yet build according to the past, which is fine if it were working. E-Learning carried with it the promise of an educational revolution, yet if we are not careful it will merely end up mirroring that which it set out to transform.