Learning & Education Articles
Oct 18, 2012
What appetite exists for a world where there are no more non-fiction books, but non-fiction apps? CBC Radio’s Laura Di Battista discussed the idea with business thinker Don Tapscott, who’s just launched his latest venture, the Don Tapscott app.
Oct 17, 2012
When I was informed about a new app from a business leader I follow and connect with often, Don Tapscott, I was definitely intrigued.
Oct 15, 2012
The university is in danger of losing its monopoly, and for good reason. The most visible threat are the new online courses, many of them free, with some of the best professors in their respective fields.
Jul 26, 2012
Don Tapscott looks at the transformation of education and science. The sharing of knowledge is moving from the industrial-age model of one-way communication from teacher to student, to collaborative, discovery-driven learning, enabled by the web.
Apr 24, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
I recently spent a day lecturing at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At a small lunch hosted by President Jared Cohon, I met Andy Shaindlin — the very thoughtful head of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving.
Feb 1, 2012
In episode two of ReCivilization, Don looks at the transformation of education and science, and how the sharing of knowledge is moving from the industrial-age model of a one-way broadcast from teacher to student to collaborative, discovery-driven learning, enabled by the web. He also examines a new model for science that favours open data over isolated, patent-driven research.
Jan 5, 2012
Don discusses the principles of innovation and how to rebuild failed institutions in his closing keynote for the European Union’s first innovation convention in 20011 in Brussels.
Jan 3, 2012
Learning to Change, Changing to Learn: A Canadian Perspective is the first in a 6 part series of films features educational leaders from across Canada discussing their ideas on 21st Century learning.