Redifining the Human
Once more I am late for writing my blog this week and I have just finished watching the final activities before the course ends. However, I have my ideas about the different conditions of human and non-human creatures.
HUMAN BEINGS ARE DIFFERENT. Continue reading
#edcmooc BEING HUMAN
REASSERTING THE HUMAN
Interesting videos: human beings are different from machines and robots and they share the features of belonging to a special group, they have feelings. They love, they suffer, they are afraid and are not like a machine. I feel that technology is a tool, it can facilitate the life of men but at the same time it is not the only part of the life of a man. Continue reading
#edcmooc Teaching and Learning in a new world (1)
LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
I am a bit late so I am just watching the videos which the University professors have chosen for this week.
Education will change, technology and new devices will help students to learn and work both at school and at home. We have seen these interesting videos which make me understand that this future has just begun somewhere but in other parts of the world we still have the old blackboard and pens and pencils:
#edcmooc WEEK 1
INTO THE PAST
I remember reading Asimov’s science fiction short story ” The fun they had” and how I felt: the children must have felt lonely when they had to work on their own and worked on a machine and there was no school and no teachers!! I was only a student at that time but today as a teacher I like to read this short story with my students because it describes today’s world in education in some way and I like them to think about the main differences between now and the time I went to school forty years ago. Yet, I feel technology can be positive. Continue reading
#edcmooc People are discussing about MOOCs and on line education and so I am getting into the topic with this course on line.
3rd November 2014
There’s something new in the air, it is a new online course , or MOOC about E-learning and Digital Culture. Continue reading