Education is NOT the Google Search BarSpeaker

Allison Rossett, San Diego State University, Professor of Educational Technology.
Today, when you inquire about higher education, most envision a room, with a professor up front, and students seated around. That snapshot however, does not fully reflect current realities or future trends. International report finds a steady increase in technology-based delivery and a parallel decrease in time spent in classrooms. These studies find more college students engaged in independent and asynchronous learning and reference. Three years from now, will we say education and envision a Google search bar?

Education is NOT the Google Search BarSpeaker: Allison Rossett, San Diego State University, Professor of Educational Technology.Today, when you inquire about higher education, most envision a room, with aprofessor up front, and students seated around. That snapshot however, does not fully reflect current realities or future trends. International report finds a steady increase in technology-based delivery and a parallel decrease in time spent in classrooms. These studies find more college students engaged in independent and asynchronous learning and reference. Three years from now, will we say education and envision a Google search bar?

Closing Points:

5. Focus on their outcome
4. Focus on their experience
3. Use the literature
2. No flopping around. Guide!
1. Measure…

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