When Not to Use Technology: 15 Things That Should Stay Simple In Education

An Article By Saga Briggs Most of us know better than to use technology for technology’s sake. The Shiny New Tech Syndrome is taking the world by storm, and with the added pressure of finding new ways to improve educational outcomes, we try our best not to be tempted. But …

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Getting “Realistic” #edcmooc

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”  – Albert Einstein In this video, Toyota would have us believe that we live in an unrealistic world – so immersed in our technology-driven surroundings that we do not even experience the thrill of being alive. Everything around us is …

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Technology Vs The Human Touch #edcmooc

This article was originally posted by me on 12 Aug 2012 on my personal blog from a customer service perspective – a representation of how technology is reducing the human interaction in business transactions. I am sharing it here once again as it is still relevant from the perspective of …

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Okay.. So I’m Not A Blogject #edcmooc

Objects that blog…. An interesting concept, and new to me, so that’s another new thing I have learned from EDCMOOC – Objects That Blog. And I also noted with a sense of immense relief that I am not one. I’m a human that blogs – a blogger in plain and …

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Future Of Social Media ? Let’s Come To Grips With The Present First #edcmooc

Ubiquitous. A word that I had heard some years ago, but never really bothered to really fix it into my vocabulary. Well it’s fixed good and proper now. All thanks to technology, to social media and lastly, to EDCMOOC. Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent. …

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Sight – A Disturbing Vision And A Disconnect With Reality #edcmooc

All life is a game. SIGHT is a disturbing representation of a mind distorted by gaming. A mind so addicted to gaming that it treats life itself as a game.  A sort of “gamification” of life, if I may use the term that is being floated by many of the …

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