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  1. 1. bbbbbbbb <ul><li>Exploring the Future: </li></ul><ul><li>Presenter Gerry Davis </li></ul><ul><li> Educational Technologist </li></ul><ul><li>Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Bowling Green State University </li></ul><ul><li>Gdavis@bgsu.edu | Davis@nwoet.org </li></ul><ul><li>800-966-9638 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.classroom20.com/profile/gerry5757 </li></ul><ul><li>Date Thursday, March 6, 2008 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Exploring the future of the Internet Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007 The Internet Becomes the Computer Video
  3. 3. Content Filters Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  4. 6. The Threat of Security <ul><li>Hindering Technology Integration In the Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Learning and Leading with Technology | Sept / Oct 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>By LeAnne Robinson, Abbie Brown and Tim Green </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Content filters are less than perfect… </li></ul>
  6. 8. !!!! !!!!
  7. 9. 209,000 How do you bypass a content filter? Possible Ways
  8. 10. <ul><li>But if that weren’t enough …… </li></ul>
  9. 12. Solution <ul><li>Allow teachers the professional courtesy to choose content. </li></ul><ul><li>Get Involved in your tech planning meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>Engage all stakeholders in a meaningful dialogue. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide children with internal guidance systems so they don’t become cyber feral. </li></ul>
  10. 13. Net Neutrality Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  11. 14. But what exactly is net neutrality, and why does it seem to have everyone from Google to concerned?
  12. 15. <ul><li>In a nutshell, the issue involves the transmission of data over broadband networks. </li></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>Cable and phone companies are seeking to regulate how material flows to users through their networks. </li></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>Question is; </li></ul><ul><li>Where do we fit in? </li></ul><ul><li>Schools Consume Bandwidth! </li></ul>Video
  15. 19. ?#!?!!
  16. 20. Web 2.0 – The Internet is the computer Exploring the future of the Internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  17. 21. <ul><li>Web 2.0 , coined by O'Reilly Media ; a second generation of Web-based services - such as social networks, wikis and blogs, that emphasize collaboration among users. </li></ul>
  18. 22. Applications
  19. 23. Good Application <ul><li>Digital Storytelling </li></ul>
  20. 27. Conclusion <ul><li>Schools are still grappling with low bandwidth issues . This is especially true in rural areas. For the foreseeable future most 2.0 applications will be used at either home or in urban areas. Nevertheless expect it to become the accepted way of computing in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>The network will become the computer. </li></ul>
  21. 28. <ul><li>User Generated Content </li></ul>
  22. 29. <ul><li>Or the </li></ul>
  23. 30. The People Formerly Known as the Audience
  24. 31. The People Formerly Known as Students
  25. 32. Blogs Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  26. 33. Blog <ul><li>Blogs often provide commentary or news on a particular subject, such as food, politics, or local news; some function as more personal online diaries. A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic. </li></ul><ul><li>From Wikipedia </li></ul>Video
  27. 34. This blog is mostly personal
  28. 35. This blog is strongly focused on copy write law ..
  29. 36. Blogger Create your own blog using Google Blogger
  30. 37. Use Google to search for Blogs specific to your needs.
  31. 39. Wikis Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  32. 40. Video
  33. 47. Pod Casting Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  34. 48. <ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting derives its name from Apple's iPod, to create a podcast, to listen to one, you don't need to own an iPod , or any portable music player. Podcasting is a new type of online media delivery. You publish AV files to the internet and your users “subscribe” via RSS feed to receive them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting lets you create your own online program, with content of your choosing. </li></ul></ul>
  35. 53. Streaming Media Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  36. 54. <ul><li>Streaming media is multimedia that is continuously received by, and normally displayed to, the end-user as it is being delivered by the provider. </li></ul><ul><li>The term is usually applied to media that are distributed over networks . Most delivery systems are either inherently streaming ( radio , television ) or inherently non-streaming ( books , video cassettes , audio CDs ). </li></ul>
  37. 57. Video
  38. 59. Computing Interface New Computing Mobile Multi Media Massive Storage Cell Phones Display Technology Massive Bandwidth
  39. 60. Surface Computing Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  40. 61. <ul><li>Microsoft Surface is a forthcoming multi-touch product from Microsoft which is developed as a software and hardware combination technology that allows a user, or multiple users, to manipulate digital content by the use of natural motions, hand gestures, or physical objects. </li></ul>Video
  41. 63. The Future is… Tomorrow On the horizon Coming The Future is NOW
  42. 64. Does this look familiar?
  43. 67. MP 3 Players – New Computing Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  44. 68. Cell Phones – New Computing Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  45. 69. Handheld Computing Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  46. 70. New Media Content Distribution Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  47. 71. <ul><li>A digital audio player (DAP) is a device that stores, organizes and plays audio files . It is more commonly referred to as an MP3 player because of the MP3 format's ubiquity, but DAPs often play many additional file formats. Some formats are proprietary , such as Windows Media Audio (WMA), and to a degree, Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) and MP3 . </li></ul>
  48. 72. Convergence Features <ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Video Player </li></ul><ul><li>Music Player </li></ul><ul><li>Full Web Access </li></ul><ul><li>Clock/Timer </li></ul><ul><li>Calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Vodcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Text Message </li></ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul>
  49. 78. Cell Phones | Hand held Computers
  50. 80. Number Texts Per Month = 3000 plus How is that possible?
  51. 82. Friend or Foe? <ul><li>Before you judge, think about the number words that have entered the language since the time of Shakespeare. </li></ul><ul><li>By necessity language is dynamic and a reflection of our communicative needs. </li></ul>
  52. 84. <ul><li>Virtual Worlds </li></ul>
  53. 85. Virtual Worlds – Second Life et al Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  54. 86. www.virtualworldsreview.com
  55. 87. <ul><li>Virtual world </li></ul><ul><li>A virtual world is a computer-based simulated environment intended for its users to inhabit and interact via avatars . </li></ul>
  56. 88. <ul><li>Second Life, unlike many Web 2.0 applications Second Life requires the installation of an executable (.exe) so that the user can access the world. </li></ul>
  57. 92. Getting Around <ul><li>Flying </li></ul><ul><li>Walking </li></ul><ul><li>Teleporting </li></ul>Video
  58. 93. Social Networks Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  59. 94. <ul><li>A social network service focuses on the building and verifying of online social networks for communities of people who share interests and activities, or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others, and which necessitates the use of software. </li></ul>
  60. 95. <ul><li>Most social network services are primarily web based and provide a collection of various ways for users to interact, such as chat , messaging , email , video , voice chat , file sharing , blogging , discussion groups , </li></ul>
  61. 99. The Future <ul><li>Change is Constant, but we can’t allow ourselves to be overwhelmed by it. Being aware is an important component of adaptation. </li></ul><ul><li>We don’t know the future but we do know chance favors the prepared mind. </li></ul>
  62. 100. Web Portals Exploring the future of the internet 20 sites at a time Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  63. 101. <ul><li>A web portal is a site that functions as a point of access to information on the World Wide Web. Portals present information from diverse sources in a unified way. Popular portals are MSN , InfoOhio, and Craigslist . Aside from the search engine standard, web portals offer other services such as news, stock prices, social content and many other features. Portals can provide a way for enterprises to provide a consistent look and feel. </li></ul>
  64. 102. BGSU course portal
  65. 103. InfOhio information portal
  66. 104. craigslist portal
  67. 105. The Terabyte Massive Storage | Bandwidth Exploring the future of the internet Gerry Davis Education Technology Specialist Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation 2007
  68. 108. <ul><li>500GB / 4.2 GB = 120 Full Length Movies </li></ul>
  69. 109. Transmission Speeds September 2006 <ul><li>Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has successfully demonstrated the ultra-large capacity optical transmission of 14 Terabits per second (Tera is one trillion) over a single 160 km long optical fiber. </li></ul>
  70. 112. T h e F u t u r e <ul><li>Change is Constant, but we can’t allow ourselves to be overwhelmed by it. Being aware is an important component of adaptation. </li></ul><ul><li>We don’t know the future but we do know chance favors the prepared mind. </li></ul>

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