Aims and activities
In Week 5 you will:
- reflect on the implications of global technological drivers for the possible purposes of education.
Activities should facilitate understanding of:
- potential ways in which technologies might impact on society and thus on the purposes of education
- automation as a key theme related to technological developments.
|1||Watch the seven-minute ‘Did you know’ video and consider the reflection points.||45 minutes|
|2||Watch the first couple of minutes of the video Humans need not apply and consider the reflection points.||30 minutes|
|3||Listen to the first five minutes of the BBC radio programme The Public Philosopher. Then find a relevant image to share on OpenStudio.||60 minutes|
|4||Read the blog post Creativity vs robots and consider the reflection points for both those providing and receiving education.||45 minutes|
|5||Consider some reflection points about what life would be like without the need for employment.||15 minutes|
|6||Construct a 200 word summary of your notes, then share it on the course forum. Read others’ contributions also.||45 minutes|
|Quiz||Answer ten questions. This will form part of the assessment for the badge.||20 minutes|