Teaching in the digital age: Preserving educational integrity amid changes

Description

Sitti explores the delicate interplay between technology and traditional teaching methods. Over the past year, educators have transitioned from mere disseminators of information to pioneers in digital education, leveraging technology to foster creativity and global idea exchange. However, this advancement raises questions about its compatibility with core educational values. The author shares insightful experiences from Indonesian educators, illustrating the challenges in balancing technological tools with the essence of teaching. Instances of technology overshadowing genuine educational engagement and the distracting allure of digital recognition are highlighted. Sitti advocates for maintaining educational integrity in both digital and physical realms, emphasising action learning and practical application of knowledge. She calls for a future where technology enhances rather than replaces foundational teaching principles, ensuring the transformative power of human connection and shared knowledge remains central in education.

Subject

The use of technology in education

Period5 Dec 2023

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Media contributions

  • TitleTeaching in the digital age: Preserving educational integrity amid changes
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe JakartaPost
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Size776 words
    Country/TerritoryIndonesia
    Date5/12/23
    DescriptionSitti explores the delicate interplay between technology and traditional teaching methods. Over the past year, educators have transitioned from mere disseminators of information to pioneers in digital education, leveraging technology to foster creativity and global idea exchange. However, this advancement raises questions about its compatibility with core educational values. The author shares insightful experiences from Indonesian educators, illustrating the challenges in balancing technological tools with the essence of teaching. Instances of technology overshadowing genuine educational engagement and the distracting allure of digital recognition are highlighted. Sitti advocates for maintaining educational integrity in both digital and physical realms, emphasising action learning and practical application of knowledge. She calls for a future where technology enhances rather than replaces foundational teaching principles, ensuring the transformative power of human connection and shared knowledge remains central in education.
    Producer/AuthorSitti Maesuri Patahuddin
    PersonsSitti Patahuddin