Empowering the Learning Event: New Roles for Learning and Teaching

Sampson, Amy and Tolonen, Jarno (2014) Empowering the Learning Event: New Roles for Learning and Teaching. EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 2014. pp. 1827-1831. ISSN 978-1-939797-08-7

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In this article we discuss the role of the instructor and learner, the learning event and the positioning of the teacher in a learner-centred environment. The modern discourse of Educational Technology is in a constant state of change, adapting old practices to facilitate learning in a digital era. The only thing constant seems to be that we are in a pedagogical, educational, technological shift. What is then the role of the learner and what is the role of the instructor in a world of shift? We contend that roles are important in the constant shift and that the shift actually heightens their importance.

Item Type: Article
ISSN: 978-1-939797-08-7
Subjects: Education
Depositing User: Amy Sampson
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 17:11
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 17:11
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/1691

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