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Digital Implications for the Future of Education by Augustne Fou
 

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Education and innovation (should) work hand in hand in the digital world.

Education and innovation (should) work hand in hand in the digital world.

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    • Digital Implications for the Future of Education Dr. Augustine Fou http://linkd.in/augustinefou December 2013 - 1 - @acfou Augustine Fou
    • “today‟s schools teach facts and use standardized tests to ensure a minimum fact-set is memorized and regurgitated.” -2- 2 Augustine Fou
    • Seismic Transitions Agricultural Age Industrial Age Info Age ? Age Centuries Decades Years ? Farming freed people from manually growing their own food. Factories freed people from manual manufacturing. Information enabling people. - 3 - @acfou Augustine Fou
    • The next transition … • When there is abundant information • When access devices are ubiquitous • When users are continuously connected • When users are in the habit of sharing and discussing online … is occurring now. -4- 4 Augustine Fou
    • “memorizing facts may no longer be necessary when all users have constant and instant access to information” -5- 5 Augustine Fou
    • “education as we know it has not changed sufficiently; it isn‟t preparing our kids to thrive in the „digital future‟.” -6- Augustine Fou
    • Online Education February - 7 - 18, 2013 7 Augustine Fou
    • Khan Academy -8February 18, 8 Augustine Fou
    • YouTube EDU -9February 18, 9 Augustine Fou
    • TED Talks - 10 February 10 Augustine Fou
    • Skillshare - 11 February 18, 11 Augustine Fou
    • “schools teach facts but seldom teach how to use the facts or why; and don‟t have enough resources to allow sufficient hands-on practice.” - 12 - 12 Augustine Fou
    • So What? “Education that supports the workforce of the future needs to move beyond „fact memorization‟ to providing the cross-disciplinary experiences necessary to enable and foster innovation.” - Dr. Augustine Fou - 13 - Augustine Fou
    • Dr. Augustine Fou – Chief Digital Strategist “I study trends and help clients prepare for and position themselves optimally for future business.” FORMER CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER, HCG (OMNICOM) MCKINSEY CONSULTANT CLIENT SIDE / AGENCY SIDE EXPERIENCE PROFESSOR AND COLUMNIST ENTREPRENEUR / SMALL BUSINESS OWNER PHD MATERIALS SCIENCE (MIT '95) AT AGE 23 ClickZ Articles: http://www.clickz.com/author/1151/augustine-fou Slideshares: http://www.slideshare.net/augustinefou LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/augustinefou - 14 - Augustine Fou