๐Ÿ““ Technology Makes Learning More Doable

It is often argued that technology is about redefinition and substitution. However, Bill Ferriter makes the case that technology simply makes things more doable and easier for everyone.

Technology lowers barriers, making the kinds of higher order learning experiences that matter infinitely more doable than they were in previous decades.

Source: Do We REALLY Need to Do New Things in New Ways?
by Bill Ferriter
This is contrast to those like Papert and Stager who make the case that technology is never neutral.

5 responses on “๐Ÿ““ Technology Makes Learning More Doable”

  1. Peter, I feel like I have tried critiquing you before and I am not sure how much hope there is even left:

    can you really find wisdom in one-line? The answer is probably no, but you can definitely find hope. Hope for a different world, hope for a different way of doing things, hope for a more critical viewer. And sometimes that hope is all that we have.

    Source: Can You Really Find Wisdom in One-line? by Aaron Davis
    I still like Bill Ferriterโ€™s argument, that technology makes higher order learning โ€˜more doableโ€™:

    Technology lowers barriers, making the kinds of higher order learning experiences that matter infinitely more doable than they were in previous decades.

    Source: Do We REALLY Need to Do New Things in New Ways?
    by Bill Ferriter
    However, I guess like all technology, it can also make lower order learning โ€˜more doableโ€™ too.
    As always, food for thought I guess.

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