What happens when
everyone owns a computer
Thinking about eLearning in the
era of ubiquitous computing
Prof Derek W. K...
   
In the 
ancient 
world of
the 20th
Century
Computers
were big!
People 
went to
computers
People used computers
for rea...
   
21st
 Century 
   
   
Student ownership
What does it 
mean for the 
design of our
classrooms?
How might it 
change the 
dynamics of 
teachin...
   
What demands will students with
computing devices of their own 
make on academics?
   
Three phases of ICT at Wits
The
     Mainframe
era
The post
     Mainframe
era
The
     Connected
     University
era
...
   
Building blocks of 
ubiquitous computing 
at Wits
   
<
Building blocks of 
ubiquitous computing 
at Wits
   
Innovation 
   
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   1563080430/attribution/attrib.txt
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Presentation to the Wits University eLearning day asking what it means to us when all our students have computers. We are about to embark on a large student ownership project for the university.

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What happens when everyone owns a computer: Thinking about eLearning in the era of ubiquitous computing

  1. 1.     What happens when everyone owns a computer Thinking about eLearning in the era of ubiquitous computing Prof Derek W. Keats Deputy Vice Chancellor (Knowledge & Information Management) The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg http://kim.wits.ac.za derek.keats@wits.ac.za
  2. 2.     In the  ancient  world of the 20th Century Computers were big! People  went to computers People used computers for really dumb tasks such as... Browsing the  web Word processing Reading email
  3. 3.     21st  Century 
  4. 4.    
  5. 5.     Student ownership What does it  mean for the  design of our classrooms? How might it  change the  dynamics of  teaching? How might it  change the  dynamics how  we interact?
  6. 6.     What demands will students with computing devices of their own  make on academics?
  7. 7.     Three phases of ICT at Wits The      Mainframe era The post      Mainframe era The      Connected      University era The chaos  of everything A monoculture in a diversifying world The challenge of diversity The terminal The Windows XP PC Devices Contained Confined network Open network Controlled Managed Dispersed What are    the key      challenges        that you       will face    in this new era?
  8. 8.     Building blocks of  ubiquitous computing  at Wits
  9. 9.     < Building blocks of  ubiquitous computing  at Wits
  10. 10.     Innovation 
  11. 11.     Attribution file: http://www.dkeats.com/usrfiles/users/    1563080430/attribution/attrib.txt

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