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The Essential Trinity for 21C Education

Posted by on 24, May 2012 in Essays | 0 comments

The Essential Trinity for 21C Education

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 learning and teaching. Compounding these problems further is the lack of emphasis placed on determining how people use computers to learn both independently and in collaboration with other learners. For learning to...

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Transforming Learning to Align with 21st Century Needs

Posted by on 12, May 2012 in Featured | 0 comments

Transforming Learning to Align with 21st Century Needs

As public information becomes more widely available and the capacity to generate new knowledge is increasingly distributed across greater numbers of individuals, so too does the growth of globalised networks and increasing competition for student placements that directly challenge institutionalised approaches to education and confront many of the assumptions that are held about the role and purpose of learning. What is emerging is a new world of learning, a vast, complex global network of institutions, educational providers, online courses,...

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