Busyness or Thinking: Promoting Independent

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Learning in a Web 2.0 Age

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Busyness or Thinking: Promoting Independent

  1. 1. Busyness or Thinking <ul><li>Promoting Independent Learning in a Web 2.0 Age </li></ul>
  2. 2. Humans Wanting to Learn Together
  3. 3. Humans Wanting to Learn Together: It is possible!
  4. 4. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Implies interaction: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>real time synchronous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>any time asynchronous </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Implies multimedia: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text, audio, video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Files, pictures, audio clips, music, movies </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Humans Wanting to Learn Together Equipment/Hardware
  6. 6. Use Equipment (Technology) Is Equipment Usable? size, location, availability Is Equipment Reliable? plugged in, broken, robust, Learning? To get equipment working Busyness? To get equipment working
  7. 7. Humans Wanting to Learn Together Equipment/Hardware Equipment Operating Software
  8. 8. Operate Equipment (Operating Software) Is System Usable? Does the user understand what to do with the system? Is System Reliable? Calibration, Passwords Printers &c Learning? To Operate System Busyness? To Operate System
  9. 9. Humans Wanting to Learn Together Network Access Equipment/Hardware Equipment Operating Software
  10. 10. Network Access Is Network Usable? Can connections be established? Passwords Is Network Reliable? Speed, Connectivity, Safety, Excess Safety Learning? Networks & Connectivity Busyness? Waiting for Network
  11. 11. Humans Wanting to Learn Together Network Access Communication Media Equipment/Hardware Equiment Operating Software
  12. 12. Communication Media Is Media Usable? Disabled Students, Equipment Capability, Network Capability Is Media Reliable? Communication, Information, Learning Learning? Media Manipulation, Media Message Busyness? Playing with media
  13. 13. Pause: Message in Media
  14. 14. Pause: Message in Media Now the suns gone to hell And the moons riding high Let me bid you farewell Every man has to die But its written in the starlight And every line on your palm Were fools to make war On our brothers in arms These mist covered mountains Are a home now for me But my home is the lowlands And always will be Some day youll return to Your valleys and your farms And youll no longer burn To be brothers in arms Through these fields of destruction Baptisms of fire Ive watched all your suffering As the battles raged higher And though they did hurt me so bad In the fear and alarm You did not desert me My brothers in arms Theres so many different worlds So many different suns And we have just one world But we live in different ones
  15. 15. Humans Wanting to Learn Together Network Access Communication Media Equipment/Hardware Equiment Operating Software Service Dialogue
  16. 16. Service Dialogue Is Service Dialogue Usable? Invoking Service, Navigating Service Communication, Collaboration, Information Exchange Is Service Dialogue Reliable? Passwords, Encryption, Getting Lost, Safe for Education, Trapping Abuse Learning? Service Dialogue, Communication, Information Exchange Collaborative Material Production Busyness? Fighting with Service, Socialising Only, Manipulating Information
  17. 17. Humans Wanting to Learn Together Network Access Communication Media Service Dialogue Service Use Equipment/Hardware Equipment Operating Software
  18. 18. Service Use? Is Learning Strategy Usable? Materials Accessible, Cohort Coherent, Teachers Accessible Is Learning Strategy Effective? Learning? Learning Communities Mobile Learning Anytime Learning Busyness? Material Production, Constant Availability
  19. 19. Age related Web 2:0 activities Age Group Social/Personal Debates Curriculum VC Elementary Working for Teacher Working for Teacher Middle Communities of Interest Working for Teacher Hypermedial Working for Teacher Meet Friends High Existing Social Network: “Facebook” & “MSN” Express Opinions Working for Exams Observe Cultures Adult Elaborate Personal Stories Academic Discussions Thinking Exchange Information
  20. 20. Contact <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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