Children on Teaching and Teachers

Forbes, Amy (2013) Children on Teaching and Teachers.

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Abstract

This video is a useful discussion ice breaker for individuals and groups discussing the topic of who or what is a teacher.

The Higher Education landscape has changed dramatically in the last ten years. The rise of MOOCs and the importance accorded to branding. The question of who or what is an academic is on top of the list. In a refreshing take, this video asks children "Who is the teacher?" and asks what they think teachers do.

Research Statement

Research Background Who is a teacher? This question has become relevant in recent years as changes in the education landscape have brought about teacher-less classrooms, MOOCs and internet-based delivery of learning and teaching.
Research Contribution This innovative NTRO can be used to refocus attention on the discussion of who is the teacher. It is useful as an ice-breaker in discussions about academia and the role educators play in society.
Research Significance This video was presented at the 2013 Universities Australia conference under a panel chaired by JCU Vice Chancellor Sandra Harding.
Item ID: 45914
Item Type: Video
Media of Output: Digital video
Keywords: teacher, teaching, education, children
Additional Information:

The work was presented by VC Sandra Harding at the 2013 Universities Australia conference. The main themes explored during this conference were around funding for research and developing R & E partnerships in Asia; the rise of the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), online and blended learning models; and the changing role of academics as a result of these trends.

Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2016 03:14
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education @ 100%
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