How do we get academics to adopt technology in their teaching. It is clear that a large majority of older acdemics in Higher Education are so stuck in the trenches of talk-and-chalk methodologies of information transfer that they clearly fail to see the bigger picture.
Technology can add value to that old Victorian system – end of story. In stead of trying to argue about that just look at the score board. Whan you introduce the correct technology pass rates improve.
What about Prof Mitra showed us that in his Hole in the Wall project children can teach themselves with the use of the Internet.
What we have to do is to look at an integrated e-learning option where Organisation, Information Technology and Pedagogy should blend and not become over-powering.