Beth Holland

Food for thought…

The Unintended Consequences of Innovation

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I wrestled with this one for quite some time. According to diffusion scholar and author, Everett Rogers, innovations possess both intended and unintended consequences – some positive and some detrimental.  So what does it mean for students growing up in an age of rapid innovation?

By helping students develop empathy, it may be possible to recognize and prevent some of those negative, unintended consequences.

>> You can read my full article on EdTech Researcher.

Author: brholland

EdD Student, Writer, Speaker, Consultant

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