Remixing the existing – How a mash of existing web technologies can bring the future into today  James Taylor WestOne Serv...
Just what does the future hold? <ul><ul><li>“ The material and the digital worlds have traditionally struggled against eac...
But what does it all mean? <ul><li>For tech: </li></ul><ul><li>More multi-use tools, less single-use </li></ul><ul><li>For...
More tech… http://flickr.com/photos/jdickert/305722372/
Finding new uses for existing tools <ul><li>How many *hacker sites can you find? </li></ul><ul><li>Wii hacks </li></ul><ul...
 
The rise of the cybernomad <ul><li>Increased mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Cybernomadic movements governed by access to WiFi ...
So how do we capture all this? <ul><li>How ‘bout some shopping? </li></ul>http://flickr.com/photos/partsnpieces/62970279/
Where should I start? <ul><li>Look at: </li></ul><ul><li>The task </li></ul><ul><li>The learners </li></ul><ul><li>The tec...
Mix 1 - Moblogging <ul><li>Mobile phone w/email capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr account </li></ul>
Mix 2 – Info-on-the-go <ul><li>Blog/website with RSS output </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile/PDA with Internet </li></ul><ul><li>M...
Mix 3 – The Amazing Race <ul><li>Google account </li></ul><ul><li>Computer/Mobile with Internet access </li></ul><ul><li>G...
Notice any themes? <ul><li>All about access, mobility and connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>RIGHT NOW learning </li></ul><ul>...
 
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    1. 1. Remixing the existing – How a mash of existing web technologies can bring the future into today James Taylor WestOne Services
    2. 2. Just what does the future hold? <ul><ul><li>“ The material and the digital worlds have traditionally struggled against each other...now, pervasive technologies are bringing about a partnership between the material and digital, and the relationships among humans, machines, and environments are becoming more tightly interconnected and interdependent.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Saveri, 2004, p.1) </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. But what does it all mean? <ul><li>For tech: </li></ul><ul><li>More multi-use tools, less single-use </li></ul><ul><li>For students: </li></ul><ul><li>Learning through ubiquitous technologies </li></ul><ul><li>More access! </li></ul><ul><li>For facilitators: </li></ul><ul><li>More platforms for collaborative teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>More access! </li></ul>
    4. 4. More tech… http://flickr.com/photos/jdickert/305722372/
    5. 5. Finding new uses for existing tools <ul><li>How many *hacker sites can you find? </li></ul><ul><li>Wii hacks </li></ul><ul><li>Ikeahacker </li></ul><ul><li>Lifehacker </li></ul><ul><li>Study hacks </li></ul><ul><li>It goes on and on! </li></ul>
    6. 7. The rise of the cybernomad <ul><li>Increased mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Cybernomadic movements governed by access to WiFi connectivity, power outlets, digital devices etc </li></ul><ul><li>Immediacy of information </li></ul>
    7. 8. So how do we capture all this? <ul><li>How ‘bout some shopping? </li></ul>http://flickr.com/photos/partsnpieces/62970279/
    8. 9. Where should I start? <ul><li>Look at: </li></ul><ul><li>The task </li></ul><ul><li>The learners </li></ul><ul><li>The technology </li></ul><ul><li>The tools </li></ul>
    9. 10. Mix 1 - Moblogging <ul><li>Mobile phone w/email capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr account </li></ul>
    10. 11. Mix 2 – Info-on-the-go <ul><li>Blog/website with RSS output </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile/PDA with Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile RSS reader (Opera Mini 3, Litefeeds) </li></ul>
    11. 12. Mix 3 – The Amazing Race <ul><li>Google account </li></ul><ul><li>Computer/Mobile with Internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul>
    12. 13. Notice any themes? <ul><li>All about access, mobility and connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>RIGHT NOW learning </li></ul><ul><li>Geography, time won’t be bounds to learning </li></ul>

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