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A space for conversation and debate about learning and technology
August 30, 2009 - 8:53pm
The idea of this blog is to serve as a platform for conversation and debate among learning technologists and those with which we work. I believe that we are in the process of creating, defining and building a new discipline, and that in the future learning technology will be viewed as an applied academic discipline. But I could be wrong.Who is a learning technologist?What follows are some attributes that I think tie us together as a discipline. I look forward to hearing about the attributes I missed or just got plain wrong.
August 27, 2009 - 9:27pm
We learning technologists love innovation. I'm convinced that the reason many of us gravitated to this field is that our brains seek change, and there is no better place to implement and witness change then at the intersection of education and technology.
August 26, 2009 - 10:38pm
One of the goals for this blog is to provide a space where us learning designers, educational technologists, course designers (or whatever you call us) can discuss issues related to our discipline.
August 25, 2009 - 9:17pm
This month's Wired magazine has a great article by Robert Capps, "The Good Enough Revolution: When Cheap and Simp
August 24, 2009 - 9:12pm
In working with educational technology vendors I follow one cardinal rule: the person across the table could have been me.This is one of the reasons that I'm weary of the EduPunk crowd, as they don't seem to be terribly interested in a constructive dialogue with the ed. tech vendor community. (See Fast Company, Who Needs Harvard)
August 24, 2009 - 1:58pm
This Technology and Learning blog will ideally be a space for conversation and debate for those of us active in creating the discipline of learning technology. This blog is written by and for people in the "middle" - those of us with aspirations to provide strategic leadership to our institutions and companies but who spend most of our time on the tactical aspects of learning technology.
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