Navigating the Ethics of Nudging in Higher Education

Navigating the Ethics of Nudging in Higher Education

A Closer Look The concept of nudging, popularized by Thaler and Sunstein (2008) in their book “Nudge”, has sparked debates on its ethical implications. Critics argue that nudging, rooted in libertarian paternalism, manipulates individuals by exploiting their cognitive biases to guide them towards decisions the nudgers think are rational. In simpler terms, it’s like steering…

Exploring Innovative Approaches

Exploring Innovative Approaches

Examples of digital nudging among educators Navigating the digital landscape of education involves more than just introducing new tools; it requires a thoughtful approach to guide educators seamlessly into the realm of digital possibilities. This comprehensive strategy involves various forms of digital nudging, strategically designed to inspire and support educators in their adoption of digital…