Favorite quote from the story – “A friend of mine actually referred to this recently as, this is the culture of narrative deprivation.” http://www.npr.org/2012/10/26/163649283/the-future-of-short-attention-span-theater Advertisements
Originally posted on TED Blog:
Just by living our plugged-in lives, each of us is producing a constant stream of data. Little snippets are left behind of what we search, what we buy, where we go, what we tweet … This endless flow of numbers is referred to as “big data,” data sets so large…
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This article incorporates many different topics we have discussed in IT 570 and was written by Alexandra W.Logue Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the City University of New York. Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/10/08/essay-evolving-ideas-about-technology-and-education#ixzz29U7pSQqY Inside Higher Ed
This is a link to an interesting article written by a math professor at Williams College about how he values and implements failure into his instruction. http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/08/21/essay-importance-teaching-failure#.UH2XFmsWWu0.mailto
Following a fishbowl discussion in last night’s IT 570 class which included issues of student motivation, I was reminded of this RSA animation of a lecture by Sir Ken Robinson. His lecture is about a paradigm shift in education and also definitely addresses the role of technology in our modern system.