Why automating education lacks imagination

Dr. George Veletsianos argues for a future in which innovators imagine creative ways to organize education.

Dr. George Veletsianos, Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor at the School of Education and Technology, wrote an op ed for The Conversation, arguing that the belief that technology can automate education and replace teachers is pervasive. He suggests that as a society we can do better than this perspective, and aspire instead for a better future in which innovators imagine creative new ways to organize education. The article can be found here

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