Watch the following TED talk on Global Learning Crisis by Dr. Amel Karbou of Tunisia. Also, read Chapter One
of Adult Learning by Merriam & Bierema (2013). Answer the following questions based on the TED Talk and
1. How does the concept of a knowledge society (Merriam & Bierema) intersect with the Global Learning Crisis
(TED Talk)? What are the correlations you can see between these two concepts? How do the
statistical/demographic data presented in both venues support and substantiate the
2. What are the impacts of technology on learning? How can lifelong learning be fostered through technology?
What are some obstacles with working with technology among differing members of our local and global