Ubiquitous wireless connectivity now affords unprecedented opportunities to collect, organise, and analyse large repositories of information and resources where all forms of media are instantly accessible through any portable device.
Lies, Lies, Lies (the power of lying) The intention of this essay is not to suggest that Australians are stupid or unintelligent. On the contrary, as made evident during the Nazi Germany years, it is possible to dupe an entire population into believing the most implausible lies and yet relative few will question or resist. […]
Why Education has become a Poor Cousin to the Business of Australian Universities (with lessons from the culture industry) If universities of today had produced brilliance, we would not have the global problems we have now. They would have produced enlightened human beings of visionary qualities who could anticipate changes and take measures to avoid […]
The forthcoming Australian National Broadband Network (NBN) is a patent reminder of the democratising effects of a pervasive network on any industry that relies on information as a core resource. Education, if assumed to be an industry, can either take advantage of this development or become a victim of it.
For many educational technology advocates it is not difficult to be absorbed by the wealth of technical ‘treats’ technology has to offer and succumb to the assumption that the learning process is somehow improved by the chosen technology. In turn, such an assumption can lead to a failure to prioritise how technology is applied to […]