Excerpt/Analysis: Doug Belshaw is joining Mozilla to work with the organization on its learning initiatives (congrats Doug, and congrats Mozilla). And he's posted an update to some earlier thoughts about what Web literacies "look like" -- a visualization, more precisely. Lots of interesting comments on the post too, many of which I agree with: the colors of the columns don't make sense; the word "protecting" seems odd (too paternalistic? I don't know...). I think it's interesting that Doug ditched many of the tech specs from his earlier formulation. Hmmmmm.
Audrey Watters is an education writer, a recovering academic, a serial dropout, a rabble-rouser, and some days, ed-tech's Cassandra.
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- Convivial Tools in an Age of Surveillance, November 13, 2014
- Ed-Tech's Monsters, September 3, 2014
- Against "Innovation", May 14, 2014
- Beneath the Cobblestones... A Domain of One's Own, April 25, 2014
- Student Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money, October 17, 2013
- A Future With Only 10 Universities, October 15, 2013
- The Myth and Millennialism of "Disruptive Innovation", May 24, 2013
- Click Here to Save Education: Evgeny Morozov and Ed-Tech Solutionism, March 26, 2013
- The Real Reason I Dropped Out of a PhD Program, August 29, 2012
- "The Audrey Test": Or, What Should Every Techie Know About Education?, March 17, 2012
- Codecademy and the Future of (Not) Learning to Code, October 28, 2011
- The Wrath Against Khan: Why Some Educators Are Questioning Khan Academy, July 19, 2011
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