April 10, 2008

Multichannel learning in Blackberry, YouTube and i-pod world

Engaging students in education using new technology, distance learning, impact of multimedia, distance learning, new classroom technology and techniques. Limitations of human speech and traditional classroom teaching skills. Why teaching methods need to change. Why books still have place in future. How to scan text, how to read a whole book in 10 minutes and scan a big newspaper in 5 minutes. Primary examination skills in future. Why scanning text needs to be taught to every pupil as a skill. Summarise, question, challenge. Video on future of education, high schools, colleges, universities, curriculum, trends, syllabus, exams, assessments, business schools, MBAs, degree courses - by Dr Patrick Dixon, Futurist conference keynote speaker for NAIS. (less)