Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes:
Wake up everybody no more sleepin’ in bedNo more backward thinkin’, time for thinkin’ aheadThe world won’t get no betterIf we just let it beThe world won’t get no betterWe gotta change it, yeah, just you and me.
Grammatical issues aside, this powerful admonition hits me hard and personally, and it’s a fitting challenge for all of us. The extraordinary power of technology to deliver instruction to hundreds, thousands, and even millions of people puts an extraordinary responsibility and opportunity at our doorstep—the responsibility to deliver learning experiences of value to each recipient, and the opportunity to make the world better.
The time each learner spends on any task is irretrievable. Once ...