Educational Technology

April 22, 2014

High-tech teaching breaks down time and distance

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:34 am

by Ken Strmiska, Sheboygan Press

Alvin Toffler, futurist and author of “Future Shock” and “The Third Wave,” boldly predicted, “the illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” Today, with human knowledge estimated to be doubling every one to two years, Toffler appears to be correct in his assumption that to thrive in a rapidly changing world will require continuous engagement in learning. For the past several hundred years, the medium between knowledge and learning at all levels has been a place-based educational institution.

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