From Knowledgable to Knowledge-able: Learning in New Media Environments | Academic Commons - 1 views
shared by Jon Orech on 09 Jan 09 - Cached
Marshall McLuhan called it “the rear-view mirror effect,” noting that “We see the world through a rear-view mirror. We march backwards into the future.
We have had our why's, how's, and what's upside-down, focusing too much on what should be learned, then how, and often forgetting the why altogether
I like to think that we are not teaching subjects but subjectivities: ways of approaching, understanding, and interacting with the world.
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students quickly realize the importance of their role as co-creators of the learning environment and they begin to take responsibility for their own education.
Nothing good will come of these technologies if we do not first confront the crisis of significance and bring relevance back into education.
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