Professor Joshua Kim asks several provocative questions in this article. I won’t try to summarize his main points because he expressed them much better than I could in a brief summary.
n this post Carl Straumsheim reviews Neil Selwyn’s book Is Technology Good for Education? Slewyn is a professor of education at Monash University in Australia. In the book Selwyn takes a look at the role technology plays in changing education, and whether the change is always for the better.
Remember Alvin Toffler, the famous futurist? I read Future Shock and several of his other books decades ago. I think they are worth re-reading today.
In this post Joshua Kim reviews Mark Kurlansky’s book Paper. The central thesis of the book, according to Kim, is that we tend to get the impact of technical change backwards. We think that technical change drives historical change, but actually, new technologies are created in response to the needs of societies. I agree with Kurlansky that people will continue to read books printed on paper for many years. I will definitely read this book.
Another great article from my favorite EdTech blogger, Joshua Kim. The ideas he lists are:
Another great post by Dr. Joshua Kim of Dartmouth College. He is commenting on an essay by John Warner. The values Warner lists are:
Another post from Dr. Joshua Kim of Dartmouth College.
Another great post from ed tech blogger Dr. Joshua Kim. The lessons he lists are:
This article, by John Tierney, appeared on The Atlantic Monthly website on April 20, 2015. In it he discusses issues such as:
- Educational challenges
- Legal issues
- Issues of equity, fairness, and equality
- Issues of ethics, morality, and criminality
Comments on Nicholas Carr’s new book, The Glass Cage