I was recently asked to describe the qualities of the ‘ideal’ teacher. After putting together a list, it struck me that this is a useful exercise for anyone involved in teaching as it forces us to confront our underlying beliefs and assumptions about teaching. Here’s what I came up with, but it would be great … More What makes a great teacher?
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