‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning
AUGUST 11, 2016
He’s credited with co-teaching the first MOOC in 2008, introduced the theory of “connectivism”—the idea that knowledge is distributed across digital networks—and spearheaded research projects about the role of data and analytics in education. Creativity, complex problem-solving and coordinating with others are among skills that will become increasingly important for workers to develop by 2020, according to the World Economic Forum. What does it mean to be human in a digital age?