What do you mean Web 3.0?


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What do you mean Web 3.0?

  1. 2. Web 3.0! What do you mean Web 3.0? Nancye Stanelis
  2. 3. Web 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and more … Image sourced from Google Images - edc.carleton.ca/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/...
  3. 4. Web 1.0 - the readable web <ul><ul><li>Documents online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A world-wide library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling computers to locate and retrieve documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using HTML to enable the computer to display the information for humans to read </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Web 1.0 – the ‘read’-able web
  5. 6. WEB 2.0 <ul><li>The read-write </li></ul><ul><li>web </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting </li></ul><ul><li>User created </li></ul><ul><li>content </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs, wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Mash-ups </li></ul>Image sourced from Google Images - www.thomevincent.com/blog/images/web20/web20.jpg
  6. 7. … and Web 3.0? <ul><li>The executable web </li></ul><ul><li>Evolutionary – not a new software release </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The “one machine” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The semantic web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or … </li></ul></ul>Image sourced from Google Images - static.howstuffworks.com/gif/web-30-6.jpg
  7. 8. … the ultimate (un)intelligent assistant? Image sourced from Google Images - www.wikinomics.com/blog/uploads/web30.jpg
  8. 9. What is enabling this to happen? <ul><li>Computer power </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moore’s Law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud computing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From =1 HB to =60 Billion in less than 30 years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Convergence - smaller, lighter, more powerful and ultimately mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>Enabling computers to understand and connect the data </li></ul><ul><li>Semantics not syntax </li></ul>
  9. 10. Image sourced from Google Images - static.howstuffworks.com/gif/web-30-6.jpg
  10. 12. What are the implications for education & training? <ul><li>Digital natives and digital immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>And now the “always on” generation </li></ul><ul><li>Technology as the first choice for </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>information, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>research and </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>social contact </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Google, text and IM are all verbs </li></ul>
  11. 13. US survey of 800,000 children <ul><li>23% are connected to people nationally </li></ul><ul><li>17% are connected to people in other countries </li></ul><ul><li>1/3 have friends they have never met face to face </li></ul><ul><li>100% connect with others each time they log on </li></ul><ul><li>70% check IM first when they turn on their computer. </li></ul>Becta Research Report Emerging technologies for learning : Vol 3 March 2008 - sourced from www.becta.org.uk
  12. 14. Collective Intelligence <ul><li>“ We are smarter than me” </li></ul><ul><li>News is not generated only by corporations – Tibet, Burma crisis, New Orleans </li></ul><ul><li>World wide opinion – and pressure on governments and organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual research communities – Frog Watch </li></ul>
  13. 15. Are they really technologically smart? <ul><li>Research indicates many are not sophisticated users </li></ul><ul><li>Need guidance to develop critical skills of analysis and synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Not every thing on the web is accurate or a good idea. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Emphasis on communication, games, social networking Sourced from Google Images - www.seomoz.org/.../screenshots/facebook.gif and www.binarymoon.co.uk/files/images/serenity.jpg
  15. 17. Are educators ready? <ul><li>Still a large percentage who do not engage </li></ul><ul><li>Advocates exist across all age groups </li></ul><ul><li>Technical skills are important especially at the teaching and middle management level </li></ul><ul><li>People skills are critical at every level </li></ul>
  16. 18. Why doesn’t the boss understand?
  17. 19. Technology Changes Quickly But Education Changes Slowly Stephen Ehrmann <ul><li>Technology “rapture” </li></ul><ul><li>Forgetting about the “other stuff” </li></ul><ul><li>The “bleeding edge” is un-supported </li></ul><ul><li>It takes time to adopt and adapt </li></ul><ul><li>Each new technology increases the choices available. </li></ul>Ehrmann, Stephen C Technology changes quickly … http://www.tltgroup.org/visions/Outcomes.html
  18. 20. Have a long term strategic direction … <ul><li>Adopt technologies that will progress and that add value </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on what can easily, inexpensively and quickly be adapted and shared by educators </li></ul><ul><li>Establish teaching, learning and technology communities </li></ul>
  19. 21. Working towards Web 3.0 <ul><li>Use collaboration to solve problems and create solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Create and share content – develop insights into what can be achieved </li></ul><ul><li>Ask: What is authentic and valuable when everything can be copied and modified? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the real skills to be learnt? </li></ul>
  20. 22. And when all data is accessible – and computers can make the connections - what impact might it have on simple day to day tasks … like ordering a pizza ? http://www.youtube.com.watch?v=RNJ19EEcsaE Image sourced from Google images – www.img.timeinc.net/recipes/i/recipes/sl/03142008 ...
  21. 23. Thank you