Escaping the Age of Speed: New Paradigms of Learning as Impacted by Social Technologies

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Created on 20 November, 2007by dicole

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Language: English Status: Public Category: Academic Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
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Speaker: Teemu Arina
Job title: CEO
Company/Organization: Dicole Ltd.
The industrial revolution changed the meaning of the word "speed" from "good luck, success, prosperity and advancement" to something that resembles machine-like mechanical speed, effectively disconnecting context from time.
This thinking was later captured by increasing focus on efficiency in industrial organizations, a model that was also adopted by our educational system to meet the demands of efficient organizations of tomorrow. As we move towards a real-time economy, social software is shifting our thinking from efficiency to responsiveness and ability to adapt. Context is once again connecting with time and as a result, our system is facing increasing pressures to change. What opportunities, challenges and new ways of relating will emerge?

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ulaar 25 November, 2007 08:34
It's been a long time since I sat through a 45min talk (esp. online). This one was WELL worth it. Very thought provoking. Thanks for sharing!
 
SandraBrowne 30 April, 2018 07:30
Social website is pretty effective for the advancement of your skills and learning as well. There is the number of people able to learn through online resources and found them very supportive as well. I found thesis writing service review very helpful thanks for sharing.
 

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