Do we need teachers?

March 17, 2015

"Teaching is not transmitting or communicating information any longer and learning is not replicating information. It is rather to transform information into something new. The big challenge that we have today is providing students with tools to make sense of the information and producing insights that have consequences on our actionssays Tessy Cerratto Pargman, Associate professor in Human computer interaction at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University and guest in Crosstalks on education, released on March 19 at 6 PM CET.

Get smart: lifelong learning and relearning

How can we utilize new technology to enhance learning? Is technology making us smarter? Are traditional ways of learning still relevant? How is the role of the teacher changing?


Click here to watch the whole show "Get smart: lifelong learning and relearning” released on March 19, at 6 PM CET in advance!

http://bit.ly/1DwK7af


Crosstalks – Where great minds meet!

Crosstalks is an international academic talk show, broadcast once a month by two of Sweden's top universities – KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University. It is a platform for discussions on global challenges in an open and on-going dialogue with viewers around the world. The tone of the programme is relaxed, with a twinkle in its eye: just like a good, engaging lecture. All talks are always available at www.crosstalks.tv.

Guests in the studio and on Skype are:

Tessy Cerratto Pargman, Associate professor in Human computer interaction at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University.

Uno Fors, Professor in IT and Learning at The Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University.

Johan Thorbiörnson, PhD in Mathematics, Director of the Resource Centre for Net based Education (RNC) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Claire Belísle, Consultant and researcher for Open Education Europa.

You find more information on the guests at http://crosstalks.tv/guest/


This is where the show will be broadcast on March, 19 at 6 PM CET:

http://talks.crosstalks.tv/get-smart-lifelong-learning-and


Pictures (please credit Adam af Ekenstam/Crosstalks.tv)

Tessy Cerratto Pargman: http://bit.ly/1MGMVD4

Uno Fors: http://bit.ly/1BPuh8C

Johan Thorbiörnson: http://bit.ly/18Bepee

All participants: http://bit.ly/1MGFcoJ

Crosstalks studio: http://bit.ly/1GXm9WF


Join the discussion! Twitter: @crosstalkstv #education #teaching Facebook: Crosstalks

For more info, please contact Project Manager Anette Gärdeklint Sylla at anette@crosstalks.tv







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