The Importance of Inquiry in the Age of Technology. Bertram C. Bruce Library & Information Science U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Harold Kroto. What is Inquiry?. Creating opportunities to engage students in active learning based on their own backgrounds and interests
Bertram C. Bruce
Library & Information Science
U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
How can we
Relate the school to life, and all studies are of necessity correlated.
John Dewey, School and Society
technology => solves a problem
solution to a problem => technology
problem 1 => technology 1
technology 1 => problem 2
problem 2 => technology 2
technology 2 => problem 3 …
Design through use or participatory inquiry aims to respond to human needs by democratic processes. Through creation of content, contributions to interactive elements, and incorporation into practice, users are not merely recipients of technology, but participate actively in its ongoing development.
every individual must be consulted in such a way, actively not passively, that he himself becomes a part of the process of authority.
Dewey, Democracy & Education
In the traditional configuration (shi)…, tension is expressed by the curve of a roof…
only by extracting at each present time the full meaning of each present experience are we prepared for doing the same thing in the future.
Dewey,Experience & Education