Educator Awareness: Moving Education to the Digital Age
Wednesday, March 9 6:30 PM-8:00 PM Location: Hermitage C
Abstract: New studies and reflections of the effects of the digital environment on learners and their learning processes began to appear in the late 20th Century. This paper will discuss some of the information available concerning the digital learner’s needs in establishing strong paths to store information and the effect of cognitive load. More research field of Neurobiology is going to enable educators to see learning happen in the minds of our children. The educators and scientists are going to affect future learning for students and the understanding of the storage of information in long-term memory. A positive influence for success for the digital learner in education will take a new pedagogy of teaching through a paradigm shift to the 21st Century’s Digital Age.