A Seismic Shift in Epistemology (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE CONNECT
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JUNE 27, 2008
For example, in Wikipedia, “knowledge is constructed by negotiating compromises among various points of view. In an epistemology based on collective agreement, what does it mean to be an “expert with sufficient subject knowledge to teach a topic? Since almost any piece of information can now be found online in less than a minute (along with inaccurate and biased data), what core knowledge does every student need in order to prepare for twenty-first-century work and citizenship? Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr). Knowledge? Knowledge?