Along TEDxNYED I had the chance to interview George Siemens, an influential thinker on how future educational systems might look like. Together with Stephen Downes he started more than 2 years ago the experiment “Connectivism and Connected Knowledge“.
The following list is helping you to guide through the 40 minutes conversation.
George Siemens tagging himself
His life in less than 3 minutes
How can WE handle education as one of our most important FutureChallenges
A structured model is incapable of adjusting to the individual needs of a student. learner
Is there an urgency for change?
Impact of social mediatool on kid’s behaviour
Can you make friends with people you don’t know or you only “virtual”
What social skills can kids learn with social media?
The role of theory – technology is embedded in philosophy
Networks and connections
Connetivism and Connective Knowledge (CCK) – An experiment
Any surprises within this experiment?
Is CCK a future model of learning?
Will school buildings become obsolete?
How do we get the educational system into this decentralized environment?