Daily Archives: December 20, 2005

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David Warlick on New Technologies and New Molds

http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2005/12/16/so-whats-different-some-answers/ David Warlick ponders the future of education. We, as librarians, should pay close attention as weell. “It seems to me that in order to shape the application of new technologies, we need a mold to shape it around, and that mold needs to be new as well. One of our problems has been that we have tried to shape the technology around out-dated notions of what schooling is about, rather than reshaping our notions to reflect new world conditions.” Warlick’s list of what’s changed: Information is now networked, digital and can be overwhelming. Also, it doesn’t need a container […]