Socrates said writing would destroy human thinking processes: are the Internet and Web 2.0 havin...

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1. Can Web 2.0 really change the way we learn?

1.1. Providing a visually rich and interactive environment for collaboration, networking and sharing.

2. Should textbooks still have value in a 21st Century educational system?

2.1. Teaching writing

2.2. Should we look to youth for the answer?

2.3. Firstly we need to ask what do we mean by value

2.3.1. pedagogical

2.3.2. economic

2.3.3. cultural

2.3.4. institutional

2.4. And we need to ask - how do different stakeholders value textbooks, and whose interests are paramount

2.4.1. learners

2.4.2. teachers

2.4.3. institution

2.4.4. authors

2.4.4.1. get their ideas out

2.4.4.1.1. recognition

2.4.4.1.2. income

2.4.5. publishers

2.4.5.1. maintain current business model

2.4.5.2. innovate new textbook platfroms

2.5. should we consider e-textbooks too?

3. Is the school day on the way out?

4. Should there a place for social media in class?

4.1. A new Dualism?

5. Is the Internet increasing our capacity to think collaboratively?

5.1. Socrates: teaching, facilitating, collaboration – and social media

6. Writing weakens memory?

6.1. which memory? long-term, short-term?

7. I am curious about … Socrates again!

8. And what about the role of technology?

9. Personal and Social Implications

10. The Reification of Technology and the Decay of Responsibility

11. The Philosophers: Socrates; Plato; Aristotle

12. Some words of Socrates (in various texts)

12.1. Aristophanes: The Clouds

12.2. Plato: Apology

12.3. Plato: Crito

12.4. Plato: Euthyphro

13. What's working memory?

13.1. "If there's stuff on Google why do we need to stuff it into our heads?" @islayian

14. New node