Education

Education in the Age of Globalization

By Katie Ash — September 29, 2009 1 min read

If you haven’t seen the “Did You Know; Shift Happens” video created by Karl Fisch, the director of technology for Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., and modified by Scott McLeod, an associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Iowa State University, it’s worth checking out. It’s a few years old at this point, but the video (embedded below) explores the effects of technology and globalization on education. Check it out:

There have been a couple of follow-up videos since the original, and the pair just released “Did You Know? 4.0.” It’s not as education-related and more focused on the changing media landscape, but provides interesting insights into the way that people relate to each other, which has major implications for students and teachers. Check out that video below:

A version of this news article first appeared in the Digital Education blog.