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Hubris in the World of Education Technology

I try to guard against it myself by following three "rules".
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I suppose one must guard against hubris in any field, but as my main area of activity is in education technology, that's where I tend to come across it.

Hubris = excessive pride and self-confidence, according to the Oxford dictionary.

I try to guard against it myself by following three "rules".

First, no matter how brilliant I think I am at something, I doubt that many people would like to be subjected to my views on the matter. It's much better to adopt the adage beloved of many writers, and this is my first rule:

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cross-posted at www.ictineducation.org

Terry Freedman is an independent educational ICT consultant with over 35 years of experience in education. He publishes the ICT in Education website and the newsletter “Digital Education."

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