Education and technlogy

Slow Academia is for the privileged – but then, isn’t all academia? — The Thesis Whisperer

The first blog I read after several months of mental block. Totally shaken back to reality and the importance of following through one’s goals. Is academia too Fast? In 2011, I wrote a piece called Slow academia in which I mused: “If you think about it, a thesis or dissertation is the epitome of Slow.… Continue reading Slow Academia is for the privileged – but then, isn’t all academia? — The Thesis Whisperer

Education and technlogy

Of digital natives and their ‘immigrant’ teachers

It is one thing to bring technology into the classroom just for the fun of it, and quite another to bring it because it is the best tool to facilitate achievement of specific educational goals. Prominent researchers and authors who advocate use of new media technology have consistently warned educators of the former. Having taught English… Continue reading Of digital natives and their ‘immigrant’ teachers

Education and technlogy

After several months of repose, here I resurface

This is my first blog entry in about 10 months. The other posts before this one were imported from my other site that I decided to close due to technical reasons. My promise  I am not making an oath, but I solemnly promise (myself and my audience) that I shall take this blogging exercise seriously. I believe I have a… Continue reading After several months of repose, here I resurface

Education and technlogy

Teaching, learning and the digital revolution

Is it just a wave that will die over time? I can see a good number of us (for whom digital technology is a foreign culture) cringing at the sight of the word technology. But there is no need to fret: teachers in the 21st century should be prepared to learn from their students especially with regard… Continue reading Teaching, learning and the digital revolution