Enacting Smart Pedagogy in Higher Education Contexts: Sensemaking through Collaborative Biography

Vicente Reyes, Katherine McLay, Lauren Thomasse, Karen Olave-Encina, Arafeh Karimi, Mohammed Tareque Rahman, Lalanthi Seneviratne, Tran Le Nghi Tran
2021 Technology, Knowledge and Learning  
AbstractScholars and practitioners argue that information and communication technology (ICT) provides flexibility of time and place and softens boundaries between students' learning lives. The fluid movement between formal and informal learning contexts afforded by digital technology has prompted a re-definition of higher education learning environments to harness its potential. Further, technology can cater to diverse learners and promote lifelong learning in ways that the traditional didactic
more » ... settings characteristic of tertiary contexts cannot. Scholars and practitioners have labelled this new teaching and learning landscape as smart pedagogy. This article engages with this scholarship by analysing a specific Australian case study in which ICT reforms have been deliberately implemented to adhere to smart pedagogies. Using collective biographies as a methodological tool, this inquiry provides insights into sensemaking experiences of a group of university academics whilst implementing ICT reforms anchored on Smart Pedagogy.
doi:10.1007/s10758-021-09495-5 fatcat:iwcniahmlrhwxkbkj4bqs5zdli