Category Archives: Education Society

How education implies changes in society

What makes a digitally fluent learner?

A Personal Cyberinfrastructure |

A Personal Cyberinfrastructure (EDUCAUSE Review) |

Institute for the Future

46 Years and Counting …

The Institute for the Future has 46 years of forecasts on which to reflect. We’re based in California’s Silicon Valley—a community at the crossroads of technological innovation, social experimentation, and global interchange. Founded in 1968 by a group of former RAND Corporation researchers with a grant from the Ford Foundation to take leading-edge research methodologies into the public and business sectors, IFTF is committed to building the future by understanding it deeply.

Take a look at their web page, there are interesting reads and infographics about the future

Social Networking with a purpose

Self-Organisation, emergence + constraint in complex natural systems

The IFTF: The Network Matter

Technology Horizon Research. Ideas about the future

David White & Helen Beetham on ‘The Digital Student’

The evolution of learning technology in a timeline

Human beings have always been seekers of knowledge. The minute we discover something new, we want to share it with others and move onto the next achievement. Since the beginning of recorded history (and probably before) we have always strived to discover the mysteries of the planet, of Earth and of ourselves. How has learning evolved over the course of human history and what might the future hold for us? Follow our time traveler on his journey through time and space…

Curious?? Continue reading and look at the amazing timeline they crafted!

The 21st century enlightenment

Matthew Taylor explaining it!

The abstract notion of beauty

A very nice video from the BBC explaining the Greek idea of beauty through the Diotima’s ladder