Disruption: The Sum of the Effect

Perspective
By: 
LeiLani Cauthen, Author, The Consumerization of Learning

Here is an excerpt from Chapter 11 of The Consumerization of Learning.

 

"What’s the sum of all this semi-invisible disruptive force known generally as the technology transition running over and through our education system? Is technology villainously ruining the idyllic word of educational institutions?

Besides everything already mentioned about the changed world due to technology, teachers are also experiencing a skyrocketing workload. Teachers are exhausted. There are shortages because many new teachers give up too soon. In fact, our own Learning Counsel research found that 25% of instructors’ time is now spent on 1) searching for digital curriculum, or 2) custom building a digital lesson plan. Additionally, many of these same teachers claim to be spending a lot more hours working."

 

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