Sarah Fudin confirms parts of several ongoing conversations in higher education. Students want to spend time in class getting help solving problems, not receiving lectures that could be recorded and provided asynchronously. Students also want the option for electronic textbooks. Traditional classrooms are not as preferable as small group spaces.
By Sarah Fudin at OpenSource.com…
Technology is rapidly evolving. This evolution is occurring because people are sharing ideas, resources and themselves online 24/7.
So what does this mean for our education? Education has long been seen as a vertical un-adaptive to change. Fifty years ago schools had individual desks, a blackboard in the front of the room and a teacher who administered lessons and testing in accordance to their specific state. Today, schools have individual desks, Smartboards instead of blackboards and a teacher who administers lessons and testing in accordance to their specific state. What has changed?
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