Why we Need Distributed, Transformational e-Leadership and Trust in the Fifth Age of Educational Media and Technology
Abstract: The field of educational media and technology is growing into a fifth, more advanced ‘age’ in which new forms of e-leadership are emerging (Jameson, 2013) following four prior ‘ages’ (Winn, 2002) of: (1) instructional design; (2) differentiated media design; (3) constructivist scaffolding and (4) distributed cognition/social learning. These ‘ages’ are still with us, but we are also now moving inexorably into a new era. With around ten billion web connected devices, technology is now rated as the most trusted global industry sector. Yet, paradoxically, unprecedented web-based media challenges are emerging about surveillance, ethics, cybercrime and reputational risk, for which new forms of distributed, transformational e-leade Citation Jameson, J. (2014). Why we Need Distributed, Transformational e-Leadership and Trust in the Fifth Age of Educational Media and Technology. Presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, 2014.