In the fourth chapter Christensen presents his visions for a student-centric learning environment within the public school system. He argues for ways that online learning (l. 1770-1772) can be used disruptively to enhance the learning of students and provide time for teachers to respond individually to a specific student’s need (l. 1895-1898). Addtionally, Christensen argues that online learning will change… Read more →
Month: July 2012
Disruptive Technology: Bridging the Physical and Virtual
According to Christensen, schools have spent over $60 billion in the last twenty years putting computers in classrooms (l. 1502-1503). Furthermore, Christensen says that on average eighth graders use school computers about 38 minutes per week (l. 1504-1050). The amount of money spent on shiny new plastic boxes as glorified word processing and internet research machines seems very wasteful (l.… Read more →
One Thing Can’t Do It All
This post is a bPortfolio reflection for chapter two of How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. The second chapter How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns was especially educational. The Learning with Technology course is the first and only course I’ve taken in the area of education. Therefore, this chapter provided a wealth of information… Read more →
Kick the Sage off the Stage!
This post is a bPortfolio reflection for chapter one of How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns. In the first chapters of Clayton Christensen’s book, How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns (2010), he introduces multiple intelligences theory, educates the difference between modular and interdependent learning environments, and argues for a student-centric learning. Christensen’s work requires me to… Read more →