Online Learning Update

January 30, 2018

Tuning Your Pedagogical Practice: Incorporate Digital and Social Technology

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:02 am

By Neelofer Qadir, Inside Higher Ed

Teaching with digital and social technologies often produces stress and tensionĀ for teachers and students alike, but I suspect much of that comes from an unclear explanation of why a particular tool is being used and comfort, or lack thereof, with its use. Digital and social technologies are attractive in many ways and we can get excited about working with them, especially in this era where students are dubbed “digital natives.” But these tools require we think about their purpose, method, and audience just as carefully as when we design an essay prompt, a problem set, or any other assessment exercise.

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