• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Rethinking Teaching & Learning in a Networked Reality
 

Rethinking Teaching & Learning in a Networked Reality

on

  • 1,637 views

Slides from my keynote presentation at WESTCast 2011.

Slides from my keynote presentation at WESTCast 2011.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,637
Views on SlideShare
1,606
Embed Views
31

Actions

Likes
4
Downloads
36
Comments
0

4 Embeds 31

http://mnantais.blogspot.com 26
http://www.mnantais.ca 3
http://mnantais.blogspot.ca 1
http://www.linkedin.com 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Adobe PDF

Usage Rights

CC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike LicenseCC Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Rethinking Teaching & Learning in a Networked Reality Rethinking Teaching & Learning in a Networked Reality Presentation Transcript

    • Rethinking Teaching & Learningin a Networked RealityDr. Alec Couros - February 2011WESTCast
    • #westcast11 bit.ly/westcast11
    • email your weather photos to:red42means@photos.flickr.com subject: your location body: your name
    • who is this guy?
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/3974469907/
    • The Blur
    • Digital Resident
    • course participants
    • Open Doctrine
    • i. context ii. inspirationsiii. the road ahead http://www.flickr.com/photos/luchilu/540711393/sizes/o/in/photostream/
    • context
    • Informal Learning • “Informal learning is a significant aspect of our learning experience. Formal education no longer comprises the majority of our learning.” •George Siemens http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/connectivism.htm
    • Access
    • Search
    • transition
    • Mobile Computing
    • Free & Open Content
    • FreeTools/Networks
    • Participatory Mediahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/rosauraochoa/3256859352/sizes/z/in/photostream/
    • Pier 21, 1958
    • Dad
    • The greatest digital divide is between those who can read and write with media, and those who cant. Elizabeth Dalycc licensed flickr photo by jayRaz: http://flickr.com/photos/shnakepup/2935979173/ 38
    • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/07/24/obama-in-berlin-video-of_n_114771.html
    • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/07/24/obama-in-berlin-video-of_n_114771.html
    • media stats (2009)• 90 trillion emails sent annually from 1.4 billion email users• 234 million websites• 1.73 billion Internet users• 126 millions blogs• 350 million Facebook users• 4 billion images on Flickr• 2.5 billion photos uploaded every month on Facebook Stats as of Jan 22/10 via Royal Pingdom
    • http://youtube-global.blogspot.com/2010/11/great-scott-over-35-hours-of-video.html
    • restrictions
    • parents as pirates
    • contrived personalization
    • viral videos &unintentional fame
    • danah boydpay attention to ...•Properties: persistence,replicability, searchability,scalability, (de)locatability.•Dynamics: invisible audiences,collapsed contexts, blurring ofpublic & private spaces @zephoria
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mg11glsBW4Y
    • intentional identity
    • Owing a domain name isabout claiming your pieceof the internet. You’re nolonger renting, you’re ahome owner. http://www.flickr.com/photos/35723943@N00/2379057597/
    • Digital Residency/Digital Portfolios
    • Best Job in the World
    • On Digital Video • “Ten years ago, not one student in a hundred, nay, one in a thousand, could have produced videos like this. It’s a whole new skill, a vital and important skill, and one utterly necessary not simply from the perspective of creating but also of comprehending videoStephen Downes communication today.
    • Networkshttp://www.flowtown.com/blog/the-2010-social-networking-map
    • Network Literacies • “Understanding how networks work is one of the most important literacies of the 21st century.” (2010)Howard Rheingold
    • PoliticsHoward Rheingold http://www.anduro.com/calgary-mayor-race.html
    • Services
    • Charity
    • Creative Projects
    • HumanConnections
    • So Why Not Education?Personal Learning Network
    • “networked learning is a process ofdeveloping and maintaining connections with people and information, and communicating in such a way as to support one anotherʼs learning.” (Wikipedia)
    • connections
    • Crowdsourcing Example #1:Deconstructed
    • Crowdsourcing Example #2:Deconstructed
    • inspirations
    • Challenges of Participatory Culture “How do we ensure that every child has access to skills and experiences need to become a full participant in the social, cultural, economic, and political future of our society?”Henry Jenkins
    • Example #1: Transparent Walls @royanlee
    • Example #2: Publishing in the Open ps22chorus.blogspot.com
    • Example #3: Shared Global Experiences@langwitches @hdurnin @glassbeed
    • Example #4: Making It Relevant @danikabarker
    • Example #5: Meaningful Connections @courosa
    • Example #6: Rethinking Classroom Time @karlfisch
    • Example #7: PD Anytime, Anywhere
    • Example #8: New Ways of Knowing
    • Example #9: Connecting to Experts @kathycassidy
    • Example #10: Learning/Sharing in the Open @christianlong
    • there are thousands of examples but this is not the norm
    • the road ahead
    • 21st Century Learning• “What happens to traditional concepts of classrooms and teaching when we can now learn anything, anywhere, anytime?” Will Richardson
    • Embrace Our Reality
    • Connect with Others
    • Create a Culture of Sharing http://www.flickr.com/photos/dolmansaxlil/4802611949/
    • Let Go Of Controlhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/admitchell08/2574455073
    • ShiftPrivate PublicClosed Open
    • “We need to move beyond the idea that education is something that isprovided for us, and toward the ideathat an education is something that we create ourselves.” (Downes, 2010)
    • Don’t limit a child to yourown learning, for he was born in another time. ~Tagore http://couros.ca couros@gmail.com @courosa