Donald Clark at TEDxGlasgow (2012)
Search, links, media sharing, social media, Wikipedia, games, open source etc. are ground breaking shifts in the way we learn, says Donald Clark. Unfortunately, they’re not matched by the way we teach.
The growing gap between teaching practice and learning practice is acute and growing. Institutional teaching, especially in Universities is hanging on to the pedagogic fossil that is the lecture. The true driver for positive, pedagogic change is the internet.
Video is 18 minutes in length.
More about Donald Clark
Donald Clark was CEO and one of the original founders of Epic Group plc, which established itself as the leading company in the UK e-learning market, floated on the Stock Market in 1996 and sold in 2005.
Describing himself as ‘free from the tyranny of employment’, he is a board member of Ufi, Cogbooks, LearningPool and the Brighton Arts Festival. Donald has been involved in major film, games, simulations, social media and mobile projects. He is an evangelist for the use of technology in learning and has won many awards, notably the ‘Outstanding Achievement in e-learning Award’. He has advised on e-learning for many global, public and private organisations, and is a regular speaker at national and international conferences…… also a regular (and controversial) blogger on e-learning!
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Donald’s web site is at: www.planblearning.com
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