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Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change
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Impacts of Cultural & Technical Change

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MobilizeThis 2008 is yearly event which provides a snapshot of a cross-sectorial range of contributions to discussion involving the practical and constructive use of ICT's in the education and related …

MobilizeThis 2008 is yearly event which provides a snapshot of a cross-sectorial range of contributions to discussion involving the practical and constructive use of ICT's in the education and related industries.

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    • 1. Implications of cultural & technical changes on learning and teaching Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers
    • 2. Who Me? <ul><li>Marketer, technologist, educator and renaissance woman </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.katecarruthers.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.digbiz.com.au </li></ul></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers
    • 3. Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers
    • 4. Hyperconnectivity <ul><li>Not 6 degrees of separation </li></ul><ul><li>Perhaps only 1 degree </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers Source: http:// www.popsci.com.au/files/imagecache/article_image_large/files/articles/734px-Six_degrees_of_separation.jpg
    • 5. Massive Interconnections <ul><li>SMS </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers
    • 6. Consumption On-Demand <ul><li>No more waiting </li></ul><ul><li>What I want </li></ul><ul><li>When I want it </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/12/17/bittorrent-is-now-streaming-movies-with-ads-but-wheres-the-good-stuff/
    • 7. Tribal Brains <ul><li>Wired to deal with smaller groups </li></ul><ul><li>Wired for small chunks of information </li></ul><ul><li>No epic poems for us today </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers
    • 8. Tribal Creatures <ul><li>Tribe size </li></ul><ul><li>Dunbar’s number = 150 </li></ul><ul><li>We mesh into subgroups based on common interests </li></ul><ul><li>Increasingly loose ties </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers
    • 9. Chunking & Small Groups <ul><li>Growth of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Too much knowledge to keep in our heads </li></ul><ul><li>No more epic poetry </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers Source: http://www.familycourtchronicles.com/philosophy/spartan/spartan-brad-pitt.jpg
    • 10. <ul><li>Even minority groups can get together using this technology </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers
    • 11. Technology <ul><li>“ A fool with a tool is still a fool” </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers
    • 12. Technology <ul><li>Technology can help us </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis, blogs, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Next semantic web and mobile </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers Reuters reported this small wearable TV in 2007 Source: http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2007/05/22/never-ever-dont-watch-tv-again/
    • 13. Challenges <ul><li>Institutions = slow to change </li></ul><ul><li>Individual = teachers embracing change </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers Source: http://anarchonation.blogspot.com/2008/07/attackthesystemcom-american.html
    • 14. Boundaries <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Place </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Hadrians_wall_Greenhead.jpg
    • 15. Sensemaking <ul><li>Co-creation </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual respect </li></ul><ul><li>Variable learning spaces </li></ul>Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers Source: http://www.affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/surprised_baby_2.jpg
    • 16. Oct-2008 by Kate Carruthers Slides are available at www.slideshare.net/carruthk

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