The next 50 years of human history will be determined by our relationship with machines, according to UK-based futurist and author Richard Watson. He tells Future Tense about the ideas in his new book, ‘Digital vs Human’. We’ve had a relationship with technology since we created fire and the wheel.
Twenty-five years after the introduction of the World Wide Web, the Information Age is coming to an end. Thanks to mobile screens and Internet everywhere, we’re now entering what I call the “Experience Age.” When was the last time you updated your Facebook status? Maybe you no longer do?
How To Cultivate An Ecosystem Where Learning Happens Naturally – eLearning Mind | Custom eLearning Solutions
If you’re fairly proactive about your learning and development of your team, you’ve probably heard a lot about creating a conducive learning environment. In the eLearning world, “learning environment” typically refers to the way a classroom is set up, or just the general setting learners are in.
With each generation the public consciousness conjures up a new fear for our youth: where once it was rock ‘n’ roll, today the concern is that teenagers’ lives are dominated by digital media. The worry is that the digital deluge may affect their capacity to learn, to converse, to spell, and more besides.
TeachThought: A Diagram Of Pedagogy in the 21st Century by Terry Heick We know that thinking in the 21st century seems different. What about teaching? Aside from the presence of dizzying technologies, added pressure for data-based improvements, and a persistent call for innovation, how is teaching different in 2016 than it was in, say, 1984?
Classroom technology is everywhere. Schools are filled with shiny, interactive devices, and new gadgets and apps flood the market every day. Teachers in districts with limited funding for technology are turning to crowdfunding sources to obtain technology for their classrooms. Is technology the panacea that we’re all searching for?
In order to grow your academic career, you need to diversify your online teaching workload. One of the best ways to do this is to think more broadly. By saying yes to unique opportunities, you can open doors that you didn’t even realize existed. Diversifying your credentials shows your flexibility and willingness to adapt.
This week I watched a presentation called ‘Changing the way we approach learner styles in teacher education’. This was delivered at IATEFL 2016 by Carol Lethaby and Patricia Harries. If you get a spare half an hour this week I thoroughly recommend seeing it – you can access it on the British Council/IATEFL site.Lethaby and…
Training Magazine Network Session Recap On Tuesday, March 8, Training Magazine Network (TMN) provided InSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann with a platform to share “How to Engage Modern Learners: When to Push and When to Pull.”