Clive Thompson on How More Info Leads to Less Knowledge
How the ‘net, which I love, causes “agnotology. Derived from the Greek root agnosis, it is “the study of culturally constructed ignorance.” Why teaching critical thinking is increasingly important.
Is Technology Producing A Decline In Critical Thinking And Analysis? – Annotated
“Learners have changed as a result of their exposure to technology, says Greenfield, who analyzed more than 50 studies on learning and technology, including research on multi-tasking and the use of computers, the Internet and video games.” This connects, IMHO, with the Clive Thompson Wired article on “More Info … Less Knowledge”, linked below.
Academic Earth – Video lectures from the world’s top scholars
By “top scholars” they mean “top American scholars” but it’s a way to sample the university teaching/learning experience in a variety of subjects.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.