Thursday, 10 May 2007

Australia Well On The Way To Excluding Social Networking Tools From Educational Institutions!

Web Nasties Crack Down And so it goes in Australia. Social networking tools face extinction in Australian learning institutions. Fear has taken over and blocking learners from learning environments the answer???? Is there not enough compelling evidence on the benefits of these tools, in learning, in business, networking in specialist areas such as depression, substance abuse and the like. The world outside of education embraces and the very institutions that exist, to prepare learners, for the world they will enter upon leaving their walls, block, disengage,create a false reality, intentionally denying learners a critical element of their learning. Learning in Australia behind the rest of the western world! Dumbing Australia - Not Happy!

1 comment:

Ula said...

Well written article.

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