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Video: Learners need to move from Knowledgeable to Knowledge-Able

Posted Jan 27 2011 12:00am

Dr. Michael Wesch is an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Kansas State University whose niche in studying how media affects society and culture.

In this video, he illustrates how social media and the internet make traditional, one-way, passive learning in classrooms outdated. We have greater connectivity now. Traditional classrooms and institutions are being replaced by more dynamic, global learning environments, where everyone has a voice. We now have classrooms without walls.

He uses examples in environmental advocacy, music, disaster management in Haiti, and even his own classroom.

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