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Will Education Catch-up with Technology?

Technology is the core element of 21st Century society; it mediates our communication, provides us with information, facilitates socialization, dominates our economy, and figures intimately into almost everything we do on a daily basis – except education. What is it about education that makes really powerful technological integration in the classroom so difficult? What should the 21st Century higher education classroom look like and how would a change to a technology-focused teaching environment alter education?
[Discusses four main obstacles to a full integration of technology in the higher education classroom; infrastructure/cost, lack of faculty technology know-how, a lack of inspiration, and institutional inertia.]
Full Text: The(Un)Connected Classroom: When Will Education Catch-up with Technology? | Online Universities.