Brave new world of online education

Posted on: August 12th, 2013 by Alexander Stanuga 4 Comments


Now that I've gone back to study at Uni again, I've become even more aware about the ways in which we learn, as part of my education to become a teacher I've been discovering the wonders of learning and the things that motivate us to continue. In one of the subjects in my course Designing Learning for Digital Generation we are expected to explore the digital landscape, with particular reference to ICT - Information Communication Technology (ultimately referring to mobile and tablet devices).

After some snooping around, It has also become more evident that there are a multitude of available resources online if you wish to teach yourself new skills or learn something useful. Apple, Google and many other online companies are all jumping on the bandwagon in order to offer their unique take on education whilst promoting their own version of digital pedagogy. The classroom of the future appears to be digital, classrooms are being offered in the cloud, where lectures are attended virtually and physical location is becoming irrelevant.

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