ANTHONY FONTANA BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY [email_address]
GENERATION M G3N M GENERATION M GENERATION M GENERATION M GEN
<ul><li>The Digital Divide:   </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Race </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socioeconomic...
Participation gap:   Unequal access of youths to the opportunities, experiences, skills, and knowledge that will prepare t...
G3N M GENERATION M GENERATION M GEN
OBSOL3T3?
<ul><li>Edward T. Hall described culture as communication based on perceptions of time: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monochronic ...
POLYCHRONIC Email (Asynchronous) Text Messaging (Bisynchronous) Verbal conversation (Synchronous) MONOCHRONIC Verbal conve...
<ul><ul><ul><li>Monochrons: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expect answers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Liste...
<ul><li>Polychrons: </li></ul><ul><li>Find answers (they don’t wait) </li></ul><ul><li>Apply information </li></ul><ul><li...
Polychrons Monochrons {  }
Polychrons Monochrons {  } How does one accommodate: The note taker The constant txt msger The Googler
<ul><li>Create a learning environment  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In and out of the classroom </li></ul></ul>
<ul><li>Optimize learning outcomes  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research, conceptualize, formulate and execute </li></ul></ul>
<ul><li>Provide channels of content  transfer most familiar to the student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage  not  entertain </...
I am trying to create a classroom for both the  Polychron and the Monochron! THE MULTICHRONIC CLASSROOM
<ul><li>Web 2.0 Ideology: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Create </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Collaborate </li></ul><...
<ul><li>Multichronic Ideals : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Create </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Collaborate </li></...
Blogs BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APP...
<ul><li>Multichronic Ideal: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Create </li></ul></ul></ul>Create Write, Photograph, Document Blog...
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BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BL...
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WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK W...
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Facebook Group GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCI...
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VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VI...
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ANTHONY FONTANA BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY [email_address] www.themultichronicclassroom.blogspot.com www.polychroniccl...
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Originally developed and presented at the College Art Association National Conference 2008. More recently revised for http://themultichronicclassroom.blogspot.com/

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  • This is a terrific presentation. I teach in the UAE - primarily UAE Nationals. This would help me very much.
    My e-mail is: pattillo@emirates.net.ae
    Would it be possible to receive this PowerPoint Presentation?
    Thanks in advance.
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  • I began research over a year ago, on what I have been calling a “Polychronic Classroom”. In order to explain to you what a Polychronic classroom is and how my research has changed, I first need to tell you a little bit about my students.
  • The Multichronic Classroom

    1. ANTHONY FONTANA BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY [email_address]
    2. GENERATION M G3N M GENERATION M GENERATION M GENERATION M GEN
    3. <ul><li>The Digital Divide: </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Race </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Socioeconomic status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul></ul>G3N M
    4. Participation gap: Unequal access of youths to the opportunities, experiences, skills, and knowledge that will prepare them for full participation in the world of tomorrow. (Jenkins) G3N M
    5. G3N M GENERATION M GENERATION M GEN
    6. OBSOL3T3?
    7. <ul><li>Edward T. Hall described culture as communication based on perceptions of time: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monochronic : Term for linear cultures (America) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Polychronic : Term reserved for non-linear cultures </li></ul></ul>Schedules have “taught us to think linearly, rather than comprehensively.” Hall (1977)
    8. POLYCHRONIC Email (Asynchronous) Text Messaging (Bisynchronous) Verbal conversation (Synchronous) MONOCHRONIC Verbal conversation
    9. <ul><ul><ul><li>Monochrons: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expect answers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Listen, take notes, memorize, and test </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linear, task oriented </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Prefer convergent methodologies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Show up on time, expect to leave when finished </li></ul></ul></ul>
    10. <ul><li>Polychrons: </li></ul><ul><li>Find answers (they don’t wait) </li></ul><ul><li>Apply information </li></ul><ul><li>Non-linear, multitaskers </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer divergent methodologies </li></ul><ul><li>Commit to relationships </li></ul>
    11. Polychrons Monochrons { }
    12. Polychrons Monochrons { } How does one accommodate: The note taker The constant txt msger The Googler
    13. <ul><li>Create a learning environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In and out of the classroom </li></ul></ul>
    14. <ul><li>Optimize learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research, conceptualize, formulate and execute </li></ul></ul>
    15. <ul><li>Provide channels of content transfer most familiar to the student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage not entertain </li></ul></ul>
    16. I am trying to create a classroom for both the Polychron and the Monochron! THE MULTICHRONIC CLASSROOM
    17. <ul><li>Web 2.0 Ideology: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Create </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Collaborate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Communicate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Interact </li></ul></ul></ul>
    18. <ul><li>Multichronic Ideals : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Create </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Collaborate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Communicate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Interact </li></ul></ul></ul>
    19. Blogs BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES
    20. <ul><li>Multichronic Ideal: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Create </li></ul></ul></ul>Create Write, Photograph, Document Blog <ul><li>Increases student’s use of vocabulary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>replaces traditional journal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increases awareness of elements & principles in art history and visual culture </li></ul><ul><li>Presents student with a virtual space to critique, revise, and express their ideas </li></ul>BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES
    21. BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES
    22. BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES BLOGGING FOR APPLES
    23. Wiki Textbook WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK
    24. WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK <ul><li>Multichronic Ideal: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Collaborate </li></ul></ul></ul>Collaborate Revise, Refine, Build resource libraries Wiki <ul><li>Allows students to document and own the information they are given </li></ul><ul><li>Open and free for future classes </li></ul><ul><li>Artworks and examples have purpose, meaning </li></ul>
    25. WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK
    26. WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK WIKIS WORK
    27. Facebook Group GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL
    28. GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL <ul><li>Multichronic Ideals: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Communicate </li></ul></ul></ul>Communicate Network, Join groups, Friend Facebook <ul><li>Gives students access to each other on a larger scale </li></ul><ul><li>Updates are quick and easy </li></ul><ul><li>Resources can be documented and shared </li></ul>Better than email!
    29. GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL GET SOCIAL
    30. VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT SECOND LIFE - VISITING ARTIST
    31. VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT <ul><li>Multichronic Ideals: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Interact </li></ul></ul></ul>Interact Ask, Respond, Relate Second Life <ul><li>Students see something familiar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaming/ Virtual worlds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Able to visit the work without going anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Able to talk to the artist </li></ul>
    32. VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT VIRTUAL VISIT
    33. ANTHONY FONTANA BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY [email_address] www.themultichronicclassroom.blogspot.com www.polychronicclassroom.blogspot.com www.anthonyfontana.com www.2dFoundations.wetpaint.com

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