A Digitally Troubled Tomorrow #edcmooc

We have heard of technology continuously evolving and being shaped to meet the requirements of us ever-demanding humans. This video, however, adds a new dimension to this perspective – that of humans evolving to adapt to technology. Each passing year introduces us to paradigm shifts in the way we do …

A Bridge Too Far ? Not Really #edcmooc

Bridging The Future, in my opinion, is an entirely believable video that portrays the future of education – the digital classroom. Compared to the Corning video, which, though imaginative, failed to strike the right chord with me, this one is far more credible, because some of this technology already exists, …

Technological Determinism #edcmooc

Theories and debates on Technological Determinism are probably as old as technology itself. However, before I started to wade through the wealth of materials provided on EDCMOOC, I wanted to get a clear understanding of what Determinism actually meant, so I started my explorations by looking at various definitions of …

The Overwhelm Returns ! #edcmooc

I had barely managed to shrug off the initial feeling of overwhelm yesterday, and had resumed studying the course materials with some confidence regained. However, today that feeling is back with a bang once again, as I struggle with Utopias, Dystopias, technological determinism and universalism. The more I read, the …

A Thursday ? No, This Is Water ! #edcmooc

Thursday As I watched this video, for a moment I could not but help recalling the opening scene of another video that I had watched just a few days ago. The video was based on David Foster Wallace’s famous 2005 Kenyon Commencement Address speech, and opens with this short story …