Tuesday, February 28, 2006

"the convergence of education and technology" : BlackBoard Blog

The new corporate blog of BlackBoard offers interviews with several interesting experts in the field of educational technology. ARCLog points us to George Lorenzo, writer, editor and publisher of Educational Pathways, a newsletter that covers online learning in higher education". He focuses on one item in the interview about information literacy: "Everything surrounding what information literacy and information fluency mean today is a very big topic. A new generation of students are Googling their research, instead of going to the scholarly research that one can’t find so easily on Google. For instance, I think there are many more problems related to plagiarism today. In K-12, students now customarily go online and copy and paste information so easily without appropriately attributing their research. This is a problem, I think, that is going to grow larger." Other relevant recent posts are about blogs, podcasts and rss ...
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