The Snowflake Effect Presented to AACE E-Learn conference Las Vegas, NV, USA Nov. 20, 2008 by Wayne Hodgins Wayne is regarded one of the most thought provoking visionaries and globally sought after keynote speakers and strategic consultants in areas such as future directions in information and data models, metadata, standards, learning and human performance Improvement. Known by many as &quot;Mr. Metadata&quot; and commonly referenced as the &quot;father“ of Learning Objects, having conceived the conceptual model and term over 10 years ago, Mr. Hodgins serves on advisory boards for many industry and government groups, Commissions and associations worldwide. He was heavily recruited from Vancouver, B.C. Canada, to join Autodesk in 1988 after almost 15 years in secondary, post secondary and industry education where he held positions of teacher, lecturer, department head, trainer Counselor and principal in Canada and Europe. As a “Strategic Futurist” Mr. Hodgins sits on advisory boards for many industry and government groups, commissions and associations in Canada, USA, Latin America, Asia and Europe and is in great demand to lead major industry wide task forces. He is widely recognized as the global spokesman for the learning technology standards community and its many organizations including ISO, IEEE, IMS, ARIADNE, GEM, etc. He is currently the elected Chair of the IEEE P 1484 Standards Working Group for Learning Object Metadata, a key advisor and contributor to the Advanced Distributed Learning initiative from the US Dept. of Defense and asked to be the Special Advisor and Strategic Futurist for the Commission on Technology and Adult Learning. Recent interviews and articles from Wayne have appeared in: Forbes, PBS, CNN, C-NET, Training & Development, University Business, e-CFO (Chief Financial Officer), OnLine Learning, and InfoWeek.
E Learn 2008 Snowflake From The Future
The Snowflake Effect: Brought to you by a Snowflake from the Future Wayne Hodgins Snowflake, Autodesk Fellow Autodesk Strategic Futurist
Pecha Kucha “The Sound of Conversation” <ul><li>Format by Klein Dytham Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Architects Astrid Klein (Italian) and Mark Dytham (British) </li></ul><ul><li>Originated in Tokyo as a designer showcase </li></ul><ul><li>Concept has spread to 80 cities internationally </li></ul><ul><li>20 images for 20 seconds each = 6 minutes 40 seconds total </li></ul><ul><li>Passionate PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>See www.autodesk.com/waynehodgins for more info on how to get started using Pecha Kucha yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Experiential learning is the best way to understand, so let’s do one now …………………… </li></ul>
A Snowflake from the Future <ul><li>Wayne Hodgins </li></ul><ul><li>Autodesk Fellow & Strategic Futurist </li></ul><ul><li>Images created in 3ds Max ® , Maya ® , and AliasStudio™ </li></ul>Image courtesy of Magna Steyr Design Insomniac Games/Sony Computer Entertainment
Snowstorm in the UK: Personalisation of Learning <ul><li>3 Reports from UK DfES, the Department for Education & Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>2020 Vision: Report of the Teaching and Learning in 2020 Review Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://publications.teachernet.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/6856-DfES-Teaching%20and%20Learning.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning About Personalisation: How Can We Put the Learner at the Heart of the Education System? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.innovation-unit.co.uk/images/stories/files/pdf/Learningaboutpersonalisation.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Shape of Things to Come: Personalised Learning Through Collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.innovation-unit.co.uk/about-us/publications/the-shape-of-things-to-come.html </li></ul></ul>
Whew! 6min 40sec later you’ve just experienced a Pecha Kucha with SnowflakeWayne! (you can breath now)
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