Digital Transformation in Collaborative Content Development
At the turn of the Millennium by the Digital Transformation (DT), we are moving fast from the appearance of human-machine interactive communication to the formation of spatial independence of human communicational possibilities. These two landmarks implying new pedagogic challenges figuratively also symbolize thresholds, one of which we have already crossed, and hesitating at the other of which we are faced with an ever complex transformation of the world of education. Recently in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) schools by the Information Technology (IT), we are moving fast from the appearance of human-machine interactive communication to the formation of spatial independence of human communicational possibilities. However, effective communication and work-oriented collaboration between man and man remained the most successful pedagogical tool. These landmarks implying new didactic challenges figuratively also symbolize thresholds, one of which we have already crossed, and now we are at the other which we are faced with a new complex transformation need. We were starting from our original construction of the collaborative open content development (OCD), which was based on the results of several learning content digitalizing projects, was built upon the recognition of the change in the teaching-learning paradigm. That was the main reason for analyzing and development of VET teachers’ attitude to the OCD. Referring to the new collaborative developments implemented in the VET practice, besides the conclusions, we also formulate proposals on the new teaching competencies.
KeywordsVET content development Digital transformation Collaborative learning
This research project of the MTA-BME Open Content Development Research Group is funded by the Content Pedagogy Research Program of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
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