• How the crowd can teach
• Giving learners control
• Structures and behaviours
WHY DO WE NEED TEACHERS? CLASSES?
COURSES? SCHOOLS? UNIVERSITIES?
WHAT IS A LEARNING TECHNOLOGY?
(type your suggestions)
• Schools and universities?
Locate learning resources
Stimulate interest Encourage dialogue
Know more than students
Organise learning resources Manage classes
Adapt to student needs
Structure and pace learning
Care for students
A LEARNING TECHNOLOGY?
What is a technology?
“Orchestration of phenomena to our use”
“A phenomenon captured and put to use”
“Programming of phenomena to our purposes ”
“A combination of artefacts and what you do with them”
“The way things are done around
here” (Ursula Franklin)
What is a pedagogy?
A way of doing
A learning design
Methods and procedures
AN OLD IDEA...
• Instructional technology is
“a ﬁeld involved in the facilitation of human
learning through the systematic identiﬁcation,
development, organization, and utilization of
learning resources and through the management
of these processes” (AECT, 1972)
Government policies and standards and accreditation
University policies, processes and
Chairs and Timetabling systems Pedagogies and learning designs
Learning management systems