Content is a main component within this topic as it’s easily accessible and easy to create. The dynamic of content incorporates an economy which is based on knowledge production. Within the new paradigm of the internet, each node has the opportunity to participate and broadcast within the network. This is also known as the far reaching affect.
My remediation explores the reality of how the internet has impacted education. Technology has allowed for lectures to be recorded, which can also be watched in real time. Users add value, so therefore services improve when more people use it.
Gone are the days of physical attendance to all lectures. However, it’s still a requirement to attend tutorials. This is seen as the ‘workshopping’ class, for questions, activities and discussion.
So why do students attend tutorials? Is there a common understanding that if you pay for something, you have to interact face to face with it? Isn’t it just another meme?
“Our digital communication network has been engineered so that copies flow with as little friction as possible.” – Kevin Kelly
Although society is steering away from legacy media, many elements haven’t been let go of. If all students can all be active produsers online, then why are they attending tutorials?