The Digital University and Other Mythical Creatures

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In 2013 Sir Michael Barber declared that “An Avalanche is Coming” and that universities would be swept away by new digital technologies. Six years later nothing seems to have happened, yet there has been change. 

In this lecture we will review what is commonly called e-learning, including MOOCs, SPOOCs, flipping and DIYU, and see if there are any themes which emerge from the buzzword bingo that is digital learning. Some of it is fascinating, some of it has deep implications for privacy and some of it is downright weird and wacky!

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This event was on Tue, 11 Feb 2020

Richard Harvey Professor of Information Technology at Gresham College.

Professor Richard Harvey

IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology

Richard Harvey is the IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology at Gresham College.

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