What are the pedagogical effects of teaching with the open Web? One Brigham Young University faculty member reflects on experience over several years.
David Wiley notes improvements to student writing, as well as greater satisfaction with his class materials, then goes on to ask a related question:
Do we professors, who live rather privileged lives relative to the vast majority of the planet’s population, have a moral obligation to make our teaching efforts as broadly impactful as possible, reaching out to bless the lives of as many people as we can? Especially when participatory technologies make it so inexpensive (almost free) for us to do so?
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