A friend of mine is just starting to teach online. If we believe the stats of Christensen et al in
Disrupting Class then within
the next 10-15 years over 50% of all education will go on online.
Therefore her comment today that her undergraduates are suffering
because they are not self directed learners and that they have to be
online strikes home.
In Bahrain last year at the Education Project critical thinking skills and global awareness were touted as the critical skills.
What are your thoughts?