Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

The importance of faculty in the higher education experience


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Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico City, Mexico, Keynote, Jul 04, 2016.

The shape of learning is changing with online learning and connective technology creating a new role for students as shapers and creators of knowledge in their own right. Now with the lecture being replaced with online videos and class discussion moving to locations like Facebook and Twitter, what role does the faculty play? How do they remain relevant in a world shaped by publishers and learning management systems? In this talk I focus on this question and offer insights about the future of online learning. View full text of speaking notes.


Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada
stephen@downes.ca

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