Teaching Digital Media<br />The Philosophy of a Firestarter<br />
“Education is not the filling of a pail...”<br />“…IT IS <br />THE LIGHTING<br />OF A  FIRE!”<br />
Forging The Future<br /><ul><li>Digital Media / Web Design is…
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We can play our part in  FORGING THE FUTURE</li></li></ul><li>Spark to a Flame<br /><ul><li>“The object of education is to...
Robert M. Hutchins
“The great aim of education is not knowledge, but ACTION”
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  1. 1. Teaching Digital Media<br />The Philosophy of a Firestarter<br />
  2. 2. “Education is not the filling of a pail...”<br />“…IT IS <br />THE LIGHTING<br />OF A FIRE!”<br />
  3. 3. Forging The Future<br /><ul><li>Digital Media / Web Design is…
  4. 4. Creative
  5. 5. Future-Oriented
  6. 6. We can play our part in FORGING THE FUTURE</li></li></ul><li>Spark to a Flame<br /><ul><li>“The object of education is to prepare the young to EDUCATE THEMSELVES throughout their lives.”
  7. 7. Robert M. Hutchins
  8. 8. “The great aim of education is not knowledge, but ACTION”
  9. 9. Herbert Spencer</li></li></ul><li>Light the Fuse<br /><ul><li>CHALLENGE: Students have to learn some of the most complex tools creatives have ever encountered
  10. 10. FIRE UP students through having them participate in COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS</li></li></ul><li>Spread like Wildfire<br /><ul><li>COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS
  11. 11. Allows students to create more than they would on their own
  12. 12. Encourages them to share knowledge and teach each other
  13. 13. This act of teaching helps internalise knowledge
  14. 14. Allows students to find their niche</li></li></ul><li>The Hellfire Club<br />
  15. 15. Set the World on Fire<br /><ul><li>“I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”
  16. 16. Albert Einstein</li>

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