Seven Futures of Cyberized Education

Seven Futures of Cyberized Education


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Free Learning Rules: The Downsides (pt.3) - Animated by Animus? Romance? Both?

The Free Learning Rules scenario and its advocates seem to be motivated by a kind of romantic anarchism - a blend of idealistic romance about freedom tinged with some hostility toward schooling

Free Learning Rules: The Downsides (pt.2) - Education Is Not the Same as Learning

Free Learning Rules advocates oversimplify education by equating it with learning, resulting in naive, ineffective, sometimes damaging, and ultimately disappointing prescriptions for educationa

Free Learning Rules: The Downsides (pt.1) - No Free Lunch

Finding fault with the Free Learning Rules scenario and its advocates may strike some as insensitive or worse.

Free Market Rules: The Upsides

Left to their own devices, free market advocates seem perpetually driven to overrun formal education and turn it into a giant training program.

Free Market Rules: The Downsides

Here are my current thoughts about the Free Market Rules scenario and its advocates:

The De-Schooling Scenarios: (2) Free Learning Rules

The second of the "de-schooling" scenarios -- Free Learning Rules, can be summarized as “openness wins.” One way to understand the related worldview of education is captured in t

More on NUTN "Six Scenarios" Panel & Virtual Worlds

In my previous post, I invited my fellow panelists to add their thoughts and impressions.

"Six Scenarios" NUTN Panel Smashing Success

Our "Is the New Normal Anything But?" panel at the recent 2010 NUTN Summit rocked! Thanks to Susan Kannel, Lisa Cheney-Steen, and Cynthia Calongne, my

The De-Schooling Scenarios: (1) Free Market Rules

Two of the six scenarios -- Free Market Rules and Free Learning Rules envision the dissolution of formal education under the pressure of “free market” or “free learning” forces respectiv

The Improvement Scenarios: New and Improved, Quantum Leap

The improvement scenarios -- New and Improved, Quantum Leap -- describe futures in which education is improved relative to what we have now.

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