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?
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
The digital age has put more information within our grasp than ever before in History. While in many ways this is hugely empowering for students in Higher Education, it also potentially presents quite a serious challenge to their learning process. The era of ubiquitous content is changing the role of educators too, as we need … More 6 Cs of a Digital Pedagogy
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