Examining Gen Y or Gen Me. Digital savvys or just plain dumb??
Little evidence that technology has re-wired the brain.
Are kids too wired today? Exposure to media in mid-teens up to 12 hrs a day! Time with print media less than 40 mins per day. Malcom Gladwell - 10000 hrs to become expert at something or 3 hrs per day - so what are todays youth going to be expert at? Certainly not reading print media.
Lies about technology - replace teachers, making learning easier. NOT true that technology is enough.
It is the task that matters the most - this generation faced with the biggest problems - 21st c outcomes!
Keep pedagogy AHEAD of technology!
NOTE: using exclusively ebooks increases a uni's carbon footprint.
Great talk with lots of good references to follow!!