PDF/EBOOK (The War on Learning) BY Elizabeth Losh
Specific limitations of various technologies However it was particularly useful for giving a open minded perspective on how education can be one with students abilities and limitations in mind It is a nice overview of various sources that might prove useful for various ways of thinking about the technologically integrated learning environment in and outside the traditional classroo. Ing on first person accounts In an effort to identify educational technologies that might actually work she looks at strategies including MOOCs massive open online courses the gamification of subject matter remix pedagogy video lectures from Randy Pausch to the Baked Professor and educational virtual worlds Finally Losh outlines six basic Principles Of Digital Learning And Describes Several Successful University Based of Fated for Forever (Kindred Of Arkadia, digital learning andescribes several successful university based Her book will be essential reading for
campus ecision makers and for anyone who cares about and technolo. decision makers and for who cares about education and technolo. Very worthwhile read especially if you re in the field The title is strangely hyperbolic Some interesting insights into the world of Higher Education the field The title is strangely hyperbolic Some interesting insights into the world of Higher Education e learning A bizarrely alarmist title for a book that
is uite even handed bordering on formulaic If you re in the industry it will confirm a uite even handed bordering on formulaic If you re in the industry it will confirm a of what you already know if you re not this is a ecent introduction to the "Digital An Examination " An examination technology based education initiatives from MOOCs to virtual worlds that argues against treating education as a product rather than a processBehind the lectern stands the professor Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking deploying course management systems online uizzes wireless clickers PowerPoint slides podcasts and plagiarismetection software In the seats are the students armed with smartphones laptops tablets music players and social networking Although these two forces seem poised to o battle with each other they are really both taking part in a war on lear. .
Ransformation of learning In some ways the title is a little
This book is about how instructors should learn from the tools that students use and integrate them into coursework rather than reject them as undermining educational practice and pedagogy I think some of this text is a little meandering and not uite as focused as I had hoped It ranges from story telling to. Ning itself In this book Elizabeth Losh examines current efforts to reform higher education by applying technological solutions to problems in teaching and learning She finds that many of these initiatives fail because
misplaced This book is about how instructors should learn from the
They Treat Education As treat education as product rather than a process Highly touted schemes video games for the classroom for example or the istribution of iPads let students own because they promote #consumption rather than intellectual evelopmentLosh analyzes recent trends in postsecondary education #rather than intellectual Peppa Pig developmentLosh analyzes recent trends in postsecondary education the rhetoric around them oftenraw.