Web 2.0 Is About Giving Up Some Control
[Sept] 10, 2008
Commentary by Stephen Downes

The headline says it all. "The managers are not the only clever people in the room anymore. The room is much bigger and it is speckled with cleverness." Via Column Two. Total: 369
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Re: Web 2.0 Is About Giving Up Some Control

re: my rant here: http://www.downes.ca/cgi-bin/page.cgi?post=46013

What if it doesn't matter how aware teachers become of the world community's best output? It's impossible for them to always be the most informed person in a classroom where the students have access to...everything.

I think this really does seem to point at a future evolution of the classroom where the teacher is much more of a facilitator and guide and not always the one sharing their knowledge with the students. [Comment] [Permalink]

really quite optimistic

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