I’ve been flicking through Ben Shneiderman’s book Leonardo’s Laptop today and saw he’d written a section on e-learning in which he proposes a model for classroom and distance education.
|COLLECT||Gather information and acquired resources|
|RELATE||Work in collaborative teams|
|CREATE||Develop ambitious projects|
|DONATE||Produce results that are meaningful to someone outside the classroom|
Skimming through it reminded me quite a bit of Steve Taylor’s proposal for a postmodern monastry and open-source theology. The last bit especially – creating things for the benefit of the wider community.