Michael Wesch on “Knowlegeable” vs. “Knowledge-Able”

CTE member Lindsay Schwarz recommended this suggestive video of KSU Anthropologist Michael Wesch at TEDx, talking about the difference between being “knowledgeable” and being “knowledge-Able.”

As he discusses in a few examples, today’s information environment makes it both supremely easy and supremely difficult to

  • Connect
  • Organize
  • Share
  • Collect
  • Collaborate
  • Publish

So what does this state of affairs suggest for contemporary students and their teachers?

And for the some further thoughts about technology and teaching, see this.

DM

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