Talking to the darkness

Self-directed learning

I am finally turning to what my assignment will be based on and my focus will be on how to develop self-directed learning. This links to a new website with the link and quote below. This has all come about through a link with Henry Jenkins on Twitter, he is a useful chap to follow.

http://www.edutopia.org/digital-generation

Today’s kids are born digital — born into a media-rich, networked world of infinite possibilities. But their digital lifestyle is about more than just cool gadgets; it’s about engagement, self-directed learning, creativity, and empowerment. The Digital Generation Project tells their stories so that educators and parents can understand how kids learn, communicate, and socialize in very different ways than any previous generation.

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