Over the past decade, a set of changes driven by the combination of mobile devices with cloud computing power and new forms of social spaces and interactions have reshaped the world encountered by learners. While the societal impact of computer technology may be overstated at times – for instance, Gutenberg’s printing press had greater overall welfare impact – it is nonetheless true that the future private and work lives of students look very different than they did twenty years ago. We will see how models that scaffold careful education technology designs can give students greater agency now, and a broader and richer set of choices in their adult lives. We will also examine connections to family and community life, and how these can play a central role in student use of learning technologies.
Presented by Dr. Ruben Puentedura
Tickets cost $150 per seat.