Digital technology and the culture of teaching and learning in higher education

  • Kwok-Wing Lai University of Otago

Abstract

This paper discusses how the use of digital technologies may support a shift of cultural practices in teaching and learning, to better meet the needs of 21st century higher education learners. A brief discussion of the changing needs of the learners is provided, followed by a review of the overall impact of digital technologies on teaching and learning. In the final section we suggest how digital technologies may provide a more active and flexible learning experience by adopting a participatory pedagogical approach and by blending formal learning with informal learning.

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Author Biography

Kwok-Wing Lai, University of Otago
Professor and Director Centre for Distance Education and Learning Technologies
College of Education, University of Otago, New Zealand
Published
2011-12-23
How to Cite
Lai, K.-W. (2011). Digital technology and the culture of teaching and learning in higher education. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 27(8). https://doi.org/10.14742/ajet.892