The History of the Future of Learning Objects

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September 14, 2017

The History of the Future of Learning Objects

Delivered at MIT

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Audrey Watters

September 14, 2017
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  1. The History of the Future of Learning Objects and Intelligent

    Machines Audrey Watters @audreywatters MIT CMS — “Learning, Media, and Technology” — Fall 2017
  2. Those who do not know history are doomed to launch

    stupid startups — George Santayana, probably
  3. Why I don’t care about “learning”

  4. Technologies are ideological. They are “ideologically freighted” (Neil Selwyn)

  5. Militarism and the history of computing

  6. None
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  8. 1989: Tim Berners-Lee lays out a proposal for "a large

    hypertext database with typed links” 1992: W3C adopts the HTML standard 1993: The Web browser Mosaic is released 1995: WebCT founded 1997: Blackboard founded 1998: W3C adopts the XML standard 1999: D2L founded
  9. There is no good image for this part of the

    talk, so enjoy this photo of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s monster
  10. Frankenstein — still relevant

  11. How do we talk about the future of learning “skills?