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2010 Wish List
December 17, 2009 - 9:51pm

1. Learning technology coheres into an academic discipline: offers courses, has a theoretical foundation, conducts research, peer review, and a shared identity.

2. Innovation in teaching methods becomes a major factor in tenure and promotion.

3. Increased movement of campus resources toward learning technology.

4. Normative that learning technology professionals design and teach or co-teach courses (as part of regular compensation).

5. Erosion of distinction between on-ground, hybrid and online learning (best method for each purpose).

6. Diffusion of pedagogical discussions and training in graduate school and faculty development efforts.

7. A team approach to course design and running becomes standard.

8. Distinction between learning technology and library professionals erodes.

9. Participation in social media in the learning technology conversation becomes normative and expected.

10. Open courses and shared teaching materials becomes standard operating procedure.

11. Evidence based decision making in learning technology becomes standard.

What would you add (or dispute) to a wish list for professionals in learning technology?


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