Keynote presentation on Human-Technology Intersection in Higher Education presented at the Study and Advancement of Teaching in Higher Education symposium 2017, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal.
using digital technologies for teaching and, rather, about approaching those tools from a critical pedagogical perspective. So, it is as much about using digital tools thoughtfully as it is about deciding when not to use digital tools, and about paying attention to the impact of digital tools on learning.” http://www.digitalpedagogylab.com/hybridped/digitalpedagogy/ digisim
• Pedagogical Content Knowledge: How to teach particular subject-based material • Technological Content Knowledge: How to select and use technologies to communicate particular subject knowledge • Technological Pedagogical Knowledge: How to use particular technologies when teaching digisim
head to a captive audience. Teaching is a performance, it’s reading the room and working it. This is where technology really falls short. Empathy is a key area of difficulty for technology and automation.” Harpreet Purewal - Guardian digisim
generation with short attention spans” and 64% say today’s digital technologies “do more to distract students than to help them academically.” https://www.pewinternet.org/2012/11/01/how-teens-do-research-in-the-digital-world/
it is with a computer, a professor, or a classmate. They want it; they crave it.” https://www.educause.edu/research-and-publications/books/educating-net-generation/using-technology-learning-tool-not-just-cool-new-thing digisim
tasks I need to do quickly and efficiently” What our students are telling us. “I use my (smart) phone for everything but wish I could access more university stuff through it” “I like it when staff use technology to make the teaching engaging” digisim
2. How can technology enable better versions of those interactions? 3. Where can technology replace people so that human resources can be redirected to accomplish more of those interactions? digisim Paul LeBlanc - Educause