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How Collective Intelligence Redefines Education

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  • Lynn Ilon

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    (College of Education, Seoul National University)

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    While collective intelligence systems become ubiquitous for learning in knowledge industries, civic life and personal lives, they have yet to be embraced into formal schooling systems. Still, learning, knowledge and assessment protocols still abide, in large part, to the educational systems logic of the industrial era. The temptation is to view schooling as falling behind with teacher retraining and curriculum revision leading the way. This article examines the underlying logic of both collective intelligence and formal education systems and traces education¡¯s reluctance to it roots in an industrial era and the incentives prevailing in its structures. Embracing collective intelligence, then, will require a redefinition of schooling rather than a mere retooling.

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    Paper provided by Seoul National University; Technology Management, Economics, and Policy Program (TEMEP) in its series TEMEP Discussion Papers with number 201299.

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    Length: 17 pages
    Date of creation: Jan 2012
    Date of revision: Jan 2012
    Publication status: Published in Proceedings of the Symposium on Collective Intelligence (COLLIN 2011), in Advances in Intelligent and Soft computing, Springer, 2011.
    Handle: RePEc:snv:dp2009:201299

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    Keywords: Knowledge Creation; Curriculum; Education; Collective Intelligence.;

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