…As it turns out, it depends. Inside Higher Ed recently published its fifth annual Survey of Faculty Attitudes Toward Technology, conducted in collaboration with researchers from Gallup. These reports cover a range of attitudinal questions on ed tech, online education, and new models of delivering course content. One of the key findings of this year’s […]
In a shocking development, recent research has shown that students do better when they feel like they belong at school, they are supported by their teachers and advisors, and they are studying things that actually matter. And yet, much of so-called “student-centered” ed tech does not focus on helping with any of these things.
I’m the Whether Man, not the Weather Man, for after all it’s more important to know whether there will be weather than what the weather will be. – The Phantom Tollbooth Dave Cormier has written a couple of great posts on our failure to take learner motivation seriously and the difference between improving learning and […]