Citaten over leren en (t)e-learning

Op deze pagina vind je een aantal citaten die betrekking (kunnen) hebben op leren en e-learning.

  • Education is the only business still debating the usefulness of technology…. (voormalig Amerikaans onderwijsminister Rod Paige)
  • “If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow”  (John Dewey)
  • “Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.” (John Dewey)
  • “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. “.  (Alvin Toffler)
  • “If you’re going to start doing something new, you have to stop doing something old.” (Peter Drucker)
  • Als je de richting van de wind niet kunt veranderen, verander dan de stand van je zeilen. (H. Jackson Brown)
  • In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. (Eric Hoffer)
  • When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened (John M. Richardson jr)
  • It would be easier to get the Pope to become a Buddhist than to get the schools to change. (Ed Lyell, 1993)
  • Incrementalism is innovation’s worst enemy. We don’t want continuous improvement, we want radical change. Nicolas Negroponte dan wel Sam Walton (van de Wal-Mart)
  • Schools should not use new technologies to teach the same old crap (John Moravec)
  • No matter how hard we try to cover up 19th century institutions, they will still be 19th century institutions (John Moravec)
  • No aspect of learning has more apologists than the field of educational technology. (Mike Crowley)
  • What’s the biggest internet danger? That you’ll concentrate on the danger and forget the benefits!. Scott Bramley, AUSD Director of Technology and Information Services
  • We expect businesses to use new technology. Why not teachers? (Jim Fabiano)
  • Don’t confuse content with context. One is what you make. The other is what you mean. (Graham Brown)
  • Non scholae sed vitae discimus “Je leert niet voor school, maar voor het leven” (Seneca). Volgens deze lijst met Latijnse spreekwoorden en uitdrukkingen zei Seneca in werkelijkheid het omgekeerde: “Non vitae sed scholae discimus”: de jeugd doet niet zijn best voor de toekomst maar alleen omdat de leraar het van hem vraagt.
  • “There’s something wrong when a person is able to do something really very well, but is not considered smart if those things are not connected with school success” (Howard Gardner)
  • Life is like a bicycle; to keep your balance you must keep on moving. (Albert Einstein)
  • There is a mismatch between what science knows and business does (Daniel Pink)
  • The course is a triumph of standardization, so ingrained in our thinking that we buy and sell training by how long it takes rather than what it accomplishes. It’s the industrial model, which puts a higher value on efficiency than on effectiveness. You can have learning any color you want as long as it’s black (Jay Cross) 
  • Change is coming, and the biggest mistake could be underestimating how extensive it will be. (James Duderstadt, WM. A. Wulf en Robert Zemsky) 
  • We’d never stop farming because we had bugs (Nancy White naar aanleiding van de Deleting Online Predators Act)
  • “Ik doe niet aan marktonderzoek en zal dat ook nooit doen, want mensen weten niet wat ze willen, totdat je het hen laat zien. Het is onze taak (bij Apple) dingen te ‘lezen’ die nog niet op de kaart staan.” (Steve Jobs)
  • It has been observed many times that a new technology evolves in two stages. In the first stage it evolves previous practice. Early automobiles were known explicitly as horseless carriages, and only later did we get motor coaches, transports and interstate highways.…. (Stephen Downes)
  • The best technologies for learning are conversations and beer. (Jay Cross tijdens de Online Educa 2006, Berlijn)
  • We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us (Marshall Mcluhan)
  • Yet Americans do not fully appreciate the potential of these devices; from a cell phone perspective, we remain PC-centric laggards. (Marc Prensky over het onderschatte potentieel van de mobiele telefoon voor leren)
  • Any teacher that can be replaced by a computer, deserves to be. (David Thornburg of Arthur C. Clark)
  • In the age of revolution it is not knowledge that produces new wealth, but insight — insight into opportunities for discontinuous innovation. Discovery is the journey; insight is the destination. (Gary Hamel)
  • Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we did not. (Erica Jong)
  • Is it easier to motivate a skilled person than to train a motivated person? (N. Dempster)
  • If you want creative people give them time to play. (John Cleese)
  • “I am always doing what I cannot do, in order to learn how to do it (Pablo Picasso)”
  •  Anyone who stops learning is old wether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning is young. (Henry Ford)
  • Education is making inbe’s mind a pleasant place to spend the rest of your life. (Sydney J. Harris)
  • The next big killer application for the Internet is going to be education. Education over the Internet is going to be so big, it is going to make e-mail look like a rounding error. (J. Chambers)
  • Het probleem met de wereld is dat idioten en fanatici zo verschrikkelijk zeker van hun zaak zijn, terwijl verstandiger mensen altijd twijfelen. (Bertrand Russel)
  • Ik maak eigenlijk nooit fouten, want ik heb enorme moeite me te vergissen. (J. Cruijff)
  • An organizations ability to learn and translate that learning into action is the ultimate competitive advantage (Jack Welsh)
  • Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient. (Eugene S. Wilson)
  • Action without Reflection = activism (acting  without thinking). Reflection without Action = verbalism = “blah” (P. Freire). 
  • E-Learning maakt haar belofte niet waar als het alleen wordt ingezet om cursussen online te verzorgen. (ASTD E-learning Brain Trust)
  • Get wired or get fired. (Elliot Masie vele jaren geleden tegenover een groep docenten)
  • Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. (Albert Einstein)
  • You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it an use your own intelligence and judgment. (Alvin Toffler)
  • Intelligence without character is a dangerous thing. (G. Steinem)
  • Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines. (Bertrand Russell)
  • The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change. (Carl Rogers)
  • In our society those who are in reality superior in intelligence can be accepted by their fellows only if they pretend they are not. (Marya Mannes)
  • Emile Zola was a poor student at his school at Aix. We are all so different largely because we all have different combinations of intelligences. If we recognize this, I think we will have at least a better chance of dealing appropriately with many problems that we face in the world. (Howard Gardner)
  • The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. (Joseph Joubert)
  • Computers are useless, they can only give you answers. (Pablo Picasso)
  • The only thing that gives an organisation a competitive edge – the only thing that is sustainable – is what it knows, how it uses what it knows, and how fast it can know something new and transform this into new customer added value. (Laurence Prusak)
  • In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. (Albert Einstein)
  • A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. (Francois Bacon)
  • Educations purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. (Malcom Forbes)
  • Knowledge and human power are synonymous. (Francis Bacon)
  • Smart products and knowledge-based businesses create both smart consumers and a knowledgeable public. As employees, people will learn a living; as consumers they will become lifelong learners. (Jim Botkin and Stan Davis)
  • Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand. (Unknown)
  • Faced with the choice between changing ones mind and proving that there is no need to change…almost everyone gets busy on the proof. (J.K. Galbraith)
  • To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming. (Unknown)
  • There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same. (Unknown)
  • Italianen kunnen niet van je winnen, maar je kan wel van ze verliezen. (J. Cruijff)
  • Online learning will rapidly become one of the most cost-effective ways to educate the worlds expanding workforce. (J. Messman)
  • The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. (A. Toffler)
  • The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage. (P. Senge)
  • Once a company gains a knowledge-based competitive edge, it becomes easier for it to maintain its lead and everharder for its competitors to catch up. (Quinn, Anderson and Finkelstein)
  • Personally, I am always ready to learn, allthough I do not always like being taught. (W. Churchill)
  • The internet has become a driving force within corporations, changing the way they do business, with learning being a critical and exploding area of adoption. (Merril Lynch)
  • Voetballen is simpel, maar het moeilijkste wat er is, is simpel voetballen. (J. Cruijff)
  • Das Schönste Glück des denkenden Menschen ist, das Erforschliche erforscht zu haben und das Unerforschliche ruhig zu verehren. (J.W. Goethe)
  • Einer neuen Wahrheit ist nichts schädlicher als ein alter Irrtum. (J.W. Goethe)
  • Irrend lernt man. (J.W. Goethe)
  • Das Höchste, wozu der Mensch gelangen kann, ist das Erstaunen.(J.W. Goethe)
  • Zur Einsicht in den geringsten Teil, ist die Übersicht über das Ganze nötig.(J.W. Goethe)
  • Der Glaube ist nicht der Anfang, sondern das Ende alles Wissens.(J.W. Goethe)

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Wilfred Rubens (1964) currently works as an independent consultant on technology enhanced learning. He provides advice, keynotes, presentations, workshops and classes about technology enhanced learning. Wilfred has been professionally involved in e-learning for more than 20 years. For more than 13 years he blogs about ICT and learning. June 2013 he published a book about elearning trends and developments (in Dutch). Recently he was co-author of a book about social learning. Wilfred is also one of the editors of the Dutch portal e-learning.nl, member of the advisory board of the anual Dutch Next Learning conference and member of the advisory board of the ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN. wilfred@wilfredrubens.com http://www.wilfredrubens.com

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