Real Time Internet 4 Passion Based Learning


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Real Time Internet 4 Passion Based Learning

  1. 1. Real Time Internet for Passion-Based Learning <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Dibden Center for the Arts </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>!/jherder </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>https:// </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>What does the Real Time Internet ‘Feel’ Like? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I step in and check it out? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there a way to manage what I am learning on line? What about the learning? </li></ul> Text Tokyo at Night from Space
  3. 3. The synapses of the brain <ul><li>A variety of strategies exist for integrating new learning paradigms: social media , the immersive internet and collaborative learning. </li></ul><ul><li>And if you are like me it is all very overwhelming--exciting, inspiring--but difficult to manage. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tenets of Passion-Based Learning Find what it is you are passionate about Connect it to everything you are doing Connect with everyone who inspires you
  5. 5. Visualizations of networks mimic nature Twitter is one way of tapping into the real time stream of synapses being made NOW
  6. 6. <ul><li>Give some thought to your ‘Screen Name’ and your profile </li></ul><ul><li>Use keywords that describe your interests on your profile </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is a #Hashtag? <ul><li>The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark the keyword or topic in a Tweet. Any Twitter user can categorize or follow topics with hashtags. Hashtags are the symbol which establishes that the phrase following it is an element of a folksonomy of some kind. Whereas a keyword search is just that, while it picks up hashtags which are the same as the keyword, it doesn’t describe an intentional community of practice using the word. </li></ul><ul><li>You can check out to see trends and see if a tag exists. or check out </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>the hashtags wiki, or the dictionary: </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Set up a search of what you are passionate about </li></ul><ul><li>For example: Using #Hashtags </li></ul><ul><li>#Vermont #flood #localvore #GIS #beer </li></ul>
  9. 9. Follow a link <ul><li>Go to the page, read and copy the link </li></ul><ul><li>post the link to your twitter home page </li></ul><ul><li>add the class hashtag #imejsc </li></ul>
  10. 10. Paste the link and hashtag in the box Adding the hashtag #imejsc (back on the Home page)
  11. 11. Tweet! <ul><li>Send it as one of : </li></ul><ul><li>225 million users, generating 65 million tweets a day and Twitter is handling over 800,000 search Queries </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  12. 12. Results of our class hashtag #imejsc <ul><li>I was amazed at how fast the students put pictures on their profiles: Only 2 out of 12 did not. 4 Tweeted more than once, and the student who ‘disliked’ Twitter tweeted the most--3 times. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Taxonomy <ul><li>Taxonomy is the practice and science of classification. Typically this is organized by supertype-subtype relationships, also called generalization-specialization relationships, or less formally, parent-child relationships. In such an inheritance relationship, the subtype by definition has the same properties, behaviors, and constraints as the supertype plus one or more additional properties, behaviors, or constraints. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>©Peter Halasz </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul>Taxonomy or Folksonomy?
  14. 14. Folksonomy <ul><li>A folksonomy is constructivist/connectivist in nature, created by a local or familiar cohort of participants. It is only by connecting the use of our words, labels, terms and participants that develops their meaning. This empowers the participants because they can share and collaborate in the creation of content, expressing their passion and individuality. </li></ul><ul><li>Sites like are building folksonomies of images. </li></ul><ul><li>A folksonomy is a system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; [1] [2] this practice is also known as collaborative tagging [3] , social classification , social indexing , and social tagging. </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul> /
  15. 15. Geo-tagging. <ul><li>If you notice on your settings in Twitter, you can allow your location to be included in your tweet as a metatag, not part of your 140 character allowance. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Geotagging (also written as GeoTagging ) is the process of adding geographical identification metadata to various media such as photographs, video, websites, SMS messages, or RSS feeds and is a form of geospatial metadata . These data usually consist of latitude and longitude coordinates , though they can also include altitude , bearing , distance, accuracy data, and place names. It is commonly used for photographs, giving geotagged photographs . </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  16. 16. Social Media Reports <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>This is a map generated from social media reports of incidents during the Christchurch, NZ earthquake. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  17. 17. Crowdsourced Google Map of Road Closures in Vermont
  18. 18. Global Tweets <ul><li>There are applications such as for iPhone. And Google Chrome has an application </li></ul>
  19. 19. Trends <ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 20. Jan Herder <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>!/jherder </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
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