When pedagogy should not be the driver
Posted July 26, 2012on:
I was not able to chat at #edsg this week so I reviewed what my Twitter search found. This week’s topic:
As expected, folks rightly pointed out:
That is a principle I advocate too. But there are exceptions. By that I do not mean what two others highlighted:
There are times when pedagogy should not lead technology. Pedagogy should not be the driver when it is didactic, outdated, or irrelevant.
If that sort of pedagogy rules, then technology use is not transformative. The medium changes but the method does not. Worst of all, it sends a message or establishes a model that that is what technology use is like.