Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

This is a nice response to those who argue that online learning shouldn't be about the tech tools. "Of course devices are tools and not methodologies. But we look sideways at tradesmen who don't keep up with developments in the tools of their trade." Right? And this article goes on to discuss some of the new methodologies these tools enable, and to wonder about those who stick to the standard pre-technological 50-minute lecture format. "When I made my first analogue training videos in the 1980s I had to employ off duty TV videographers and technicians. DIY wasn't an option... Now, if we wish, we can capture a range of marvellous visual and other digital resources on a pocket-sized device."

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