With ever increasing costs and decreasing quality of education, more and more people find themselves inadequately prepared to be independently successful with a college degree. A brighter future lies ahead as new educational platforms, using computer technology, are emerging. Professor of educational research, Dr. Carmen Boulter shares her insights into where education is headed, and the importance of social action and online learning in this interview with Regina Meredith originally webcast May 28, 2013.
Dr. Carmen Boulter is a Professor at the University of Calgary in Canada. She teaches in the Graduate Division of Educational Research in the Faculty of Education. Carmen"s research examines ESL/EFL teachers’ use of multimedia in the classroom in universities around the world. She has developed several styles of ESL/EFL instructional websites for students and a series of online video tutorials to train ESL/EFL teachers to make their own multimedia curriculum.