The ‘pandemic pause’ has created much interest in online education when what we need is real learning. Many of us might be looking to boost our skills and knowledge base as work slows down for many sectors (or stops altogether). The term ‘learning’ is popping up everywhere as education institutions, corporate services, and professional associations …
Learning, when done to its fullest, is a disruptive activity that changes the way things are done. Yet, our education system is designed for change on a modest scale. With school back in swing, it is time to welcome the headaches brought by those who truly learn.
Books may be low tech compared to Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, but its focus on narrative gives it an advantage over other tools. Some thoughts on how to keep a low tech tool useful in a high tech information environment