Sunday, August 16, 2009
Follow-up: College Students, Listen Up
Our young adults are heading back to college, both our children and our new "security sister" friends, so I thought you'd find this interesting. Here's how one college professors proposes to adapt to the latest technologies. Listen or read on NPR...
Teach Naked: Dean Urges Tech-Free Classes. Don't worry, it just means to strip the technology out of the classroom.
But in a certain way.
Rather than lecture and ask students to study more and then test. He proposes sending the material (in game form sometimes!) to the students, then using the classroom to solve problems together, discuss and debate, and then assess.
Download a couple of his games. I tried the Bandstand and got caught up in trying to get it right. See what you think!