Do we need the ‘digital’ in Digital Pedagogy?

I was recently asked this question during a discussion on LinkedIn. It’s a good question, and one which can also be asked of the distinction between Learning and e-Learning, and between Literacy and Digital Literacy. Should we be treating the digital as something ‘other’, or does digital just represent the next stage in the evolution … More Do we need the ‘digital’ in Digital Pedagogy?

Digital curation, a key skill for the 21st century

Why is digital curation an emerging key skill? The ability to discover, evaluate and store digital information constitutes a growing part of any job in our so-called ‘knowledge economy’. Although the debate around whether today’s students are ‘digital natives’ continues to rage, if you are privileged to work with new students it is usually evident … More Digital curation, a key skill for the 21st century

Global fluency and the need for 21st Century skills

I keep reading articles full of alarmist rhetoric such as ‘Higher Education is broken‘, or that ‘An Avalanche is Coming‘. Following a recent visit to the Google and Hewlett-Packard campuses in Palo Alto I’m beginning to understand why. As a member of the International Microsummits delegation, the aim of the visit was to discuss how … More Global fluency and the need for 21st Century skills