The world and thereby our society are rapidly changing. Today, school must prepare children to live in a world we do not know much about. This task is not easy, as Claxton (2002, 23) points out: If the main thing we know about the future is that we do not know much about it, then […]
We won’t teach you how to use technology. Frances Valintine, CEO of The Mind Lab by Unitec, is opening a postgraduate certificate course by surprising her audience. However, she strongly encourages New Zealand teachers to bring “more technology-based practices into classroom.” The course is The Mind Lab’s effort to enhance digital literacy capability and implementation of contemporary practice in the teaching profession. […]
The doctoral dissertation by Antti-Tuomas Pulkka examines the role that adult students’ achievement goal orientations play in their perceptions of their learning environment (course evaluations) and performance. The samples came from the National Defence University.