‘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. The LMS reflects a content-driven concept of education that encourages learners to master what the university thinks they should know. What does it mean to be human in a digital age?