The issues and possibilities being created
by 2.0 technologies
Compel us to RETHINK (see
Wesch!) many ideas... education,
copyright, knowledge, access, ...
In the HOPE changes be produced...
Effects of technology & the Web
Technology enables modalities such as
constructivism, etc. (Norman & Spohrer
transformation of the
teaching-learning process (Hannaﬁn 2003)
Slowness to adopt…
Their little vocation at
universities delay 30
years the adoption of
the printing press.
What should education try to do?
Humans Will Not
Survive the Century
-Robert Caillau (CERN), 2006
...change is about to come
Real education ...is about learning to live and
learning to make a living (John Adams), an idea
that between the late 1700s and
today. High schools and universities have simply
failed to teach what needs to be taught. This
will change in 2009.
The Web: Fundamental
(Suter 2005), not just a
“...we must assume the technology of online
learning will produce learning systems of
a blended nature that are far
better than the prior 'gold standard' of
the face-to-face class.
As a beneﬁcial side effect, distinctions
will blur between traditional
learning and distance learning.” (Hiltz &
A new territory
The limits of my
language are the
limits of my world
Puerto Rico 35
Costa Rica 35.7
Dec. 2008: State of the
The student 2.0 must change role: from
information consumer to prosumer -
producer & consumer at once...
Critical Analisys / new media interpretation
Change from information overload to
At last a simple, accessible, freeing
technology. WE ALL may:
Edit a video, compose & play music, edit
Install programs & experiment w/ them...
Ideas ﬂow freely. A Renaissance 2.0?
Problem of content
200% courses in LMS’s
work as content holders
… Edu Tech is just the
VII> Slow Learning
happen in a flash.
It is a difficult
Find ways that “encourage
wholeness within the practice of everyday
Move education from cultures of
materialization and fast knowledge”.
-Geetha Narayanan (2006)
Open Learning 2009
As free and open learning becomes the
norm for millions of learners around the globe, high
schools, universities, and corporate training centers
will need to adjust their policies, procedures,
and philosophies related to teaching and learning.
If not, it may be time to say goodbye to many of
them in 2009.