Any regular to my blog will know I’m not much a fan of how we do education. I’ve written about it lots (notably here and here); about how we adopted the Prussian assembly-line model and have done little with it.
Luckily, I am now in a position to do something with some of these little aggravations. I recently became the producer and host of Think Digital Futures, a podcast/radio show about how technology is changing us.
So, to begin my new career again on the radio, I took a bit of a dive into education. There’s a whole bunch of technology heading education’s way — virtual reality among them. But there’s one that’s already here — the internet.
Will the internet banish the linear, lecture-driven, on-campus mode of education? Has it already? I took a look: