A Vision Worth Working Toward
See also: tlt.gs/anth
Describing it. Working toward it.
A "Vision Worth Working Toward" is more
than an expectation and less than a prediction.
It must be an inspiring but plausible goal
that participants can work toward and make visible progress
Information technology can be the
excuse and the means to make almost any kinds of change in education and
elsewhere. Think about the kinds of
change that might happen to your students, your colleagues, your
institution, and yourself.
Bother?" and "Visions Worth Working Toward" (VWWT) by Steven W. Gilbert,
are essays and related Web-based resources that - in the context of information
technology's potential to be both excuse and means for improving education -
i) decide what needs to be transformed
and what needs to be preserved
ii) identify their own most important
educational goals, and
iii) develop shared Visions Worth Working Toward and
Most institutions benefit from revisiting
individual and institutional goals every few years in response to recurring
pressures to justify investing so much time, money and effort to take advantage
of new, apparently valuable educational uses of technology. We recommend Fundamental Questions for Frugal Innovation.
See also: Why Bother? New VWWT New Crunch Education, Technology & Human Spirit
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