A pretty click-bait-y headline, but the article has an interesting take on how “intelligent virtual assistants” (better called avatars—think Siri with a face) will affect the future of online education.
“Low digital fluency among faculty” tops the list. How do we change that? The article points out that a focus on teaching educators tech by focusing on particular apps rather than teaching teachers the skills to navigate the digital world just doesn’t work.
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