“ I don’t do technology” A look at the implications of user and technology trends in Higher Education Lawrie Phipps JISC [email_address]
Knowing the future is not easy! 1899: Heavier than air flying machines are an impossibility Lord Kelvin, Science Minister 1901: The world market for cars is 1 million Henry Ford
Knowing the future is not easy! Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons I think there is a world market for maybe five computers There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home Television won't last because people will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night There is practically no chance communications space satellites will be used to provide better telephone, telegraph, television, or radio service
One of our ‘Users’: Jane I don’t do technology! I don’t do technology!
A Mature Student’s backpack Jeff AKA: Taliesinphoenix
Ross The first thing I tend to do in the morning is check my e-mails Technology plays a big part in my learning I like to discuss my course online The V L what? Oh yeah, I use that (I think) but mostly we use face book and MSN My ipod is for my music I’d never heard of web 2.0 until today – I’ve always done this stuff