ChatGPT Exposes the Dubious Economics of Learning Systems

ChatGPT challenges the systems of industrial education by undermining the accepted economics of learning. I’m not talking about whether college is worth it, but how we reward value for effort at all levels of our educational systems.

Mapmaking as Sensemaking

We must get lost before we can find ourselves. Maps should not concentrate on preventing us from getting lost. Instead, they should point us to new ways of finding our way. Expressions like “we navigate learning“ don’t come from nowhere.

I want my…I want my IN-terr-net

The typical person who needs assistance with getting connected to the Internet is either someone who is scared or embarrassed to ask for support. They feel alone and separated, and sometimes not worthy of the benefits being digitally connected can provide. Sometimes all it takes is a simple ask of “What can I do for you?” to get them connected.

World Building With the Tool Augmentation Tool

Tools should not drive our activity. Tasks should. Tools should expand our ability to execute tasks. They should give us more time to escape routines and concentrate on the activities that make us more human and escape the dehumanization of our industrial education systems.

Technology as a Constructed Reality

Digital technology introduced me to the idea that the world is an inherently constructed artifact. When I was a freshman in high school, my father gave me a blank slate called an Apple ][+. Over the next few years, I kept discovering new things that I could construct with it.

Educators share honest stories of pandemic-era teaching, training and learning at ShapingEDU LIVE

For many education changemakers, the COVID-19 pandemic era has been filled with navigating both highs and lows. But how and where can they effectively articulate the positive and negative outcomes of teaching during a global pandemic? That’s exactly why ShapingEDU invited educators to gather virtually for Capturing Our Stories: Successes and Challenges in Pandemic Teaching & Learning on Thursday, January 28.

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