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Let’s hear it for “techno-teaching”

In their 2010 book Higher Education? How Colleges are Wasting our Money and Failing Our Kids – and What we can do about it - authors Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus write that “a gripping performance on a screen may be preferable to a live teacher of doubtful competence. Madison Bumgarner Jersey Unlike a textbook software can pose interactive questions, New Balance 678 męskie review answers, billige Nike sko norge and tell students to try again, Brandon Belt Jersey offering hints on where they may have gone wrong.” They also point out that computer programs can so such things as compare painting side by side and present aerial tours showing climate changes.”

We agree with the authors that new methods of instruction have a place in higher education. Pat Sullivan – Auburn Tigers Jerseys We’d go even further and say it’s a must. Yunel Escobar Jersey This is the way we live now. nike air max 2016 goedkoop Students at progressive schools demand – and get – digital course packs. Fjällräven Kånken Ryggsäck They have the option to buy access codes to e-texts rather than the heavy paper version. chaussures nike pas cher There’s no stopping the trend. nike air zoom pegasus 32 hombre Why not embrace it? Soon enough all faculty and students will be able to take advantage of the technology that brings a static subject to life.

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