Activity 17: The role of abundance

Timing: 4 hours
  • Read Weller (2011), A pedagogy of abundance.

    In the conclusion two questions are posed: ‘The issue for educators is twofold I would suggest: firstly how can they best take advantage of abundance in their own teaching practice, and secondly how do we best equip learners to make use of it?’

  • Post a comment to contribute an answer to one of these questions, drawing on your own context and experience. For example, you might suggest that we could best equip learners to make use of abundant content by developing their critical analysis skills.


Any real solution to either of these questions would involve a set of different approaches, but you are only required to suggest one element, not the complete answer, although hopefully an answer may emerge from the range of contributions.

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