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Presented in Lillestrom, Norway, November 12, 2010

Presented in Lillestrom, Norway, November 12, 2010

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  • 1. Technology and Humanity: Finding Points of Harmony in Teaching and Learning
    George Siemens
    November 12, 2010
  • 2.
  • 3. What is at play here? What are the assumptions being made?
  • 4. Source: Jon Dron, 2010: Learning Services Conference Presentation
  • 5. Source: Jon Dron, 2010: Learning Services Conference Presentation
  • 6. What does technology do well?
  • 7. Technology: hard/structured/inflexible
  • 8. Extends humanity physically
  • 9. “Bicycle for the mind” (SteveJobs)
  • 10. Sameness (reproducibility)
  • 11. Scalability
  • 12. http://youtube-global.blogspot.com/2010/11/great-scott-over-35-hours-of-video.html
  • 13. Standardizes
  • 14. Systematizes
  • 15. Extract patterns form large-scale data
  • 16. Breakups (via status changes)
  • 17.
  • 18. Shifts control (democratizes & solidifies power)
  • 19. Source: Jon Dron, 2010: Learning Services Conference Presentation
  • 20. Removes barriers
  • 21.
  • 22. Creates Barriers
    $$
    Skills
    Mindsets
  • 23. What do people (social/soft systems) do well?
  • 24. Social systems: flexible/adaptive/self-organizing/
  • 25. Trust, belonging
  • 26. Fluidity
  • 27. Serendipity
  • 28. Incorporating technology into learning process requires harmonization of attributes of soft/social systems with those of technological/structured systems
  • 29. Content
    Can it be recorded? Repurposed?
    Change focus of class time: information interaction, not information provision
  • 30. Why is this important?
    Control is valuable at certain stages and for certain tasks
    Flexibility increases prospect of random connections that lead to innovation
  • 31. Social systems
    Permit flow, randomness, self-organization
  • 32. Learning analytics
    Learner digital identity
    Profile
    Data trail
    Physical world data
    Interaction patterns
    LMS/PLE/eportfolio
    Social network sites
    Mobiles
  • 33. Activity Streams
  • 34. Role & skills of the educator
    Technical
    Experimentation
    Autonomy
    Creation
    Play
    Capacity for complexity
  • 35. Structure of classrooms
    Global, open?
  • 36. Open teaching & learning
    2008, 2009, (soon) 2011
  • 37. Data trails
  • 38. Explicitation of thoughts/our lives
    :: signaling what we are going to do in the future
  • 39. Future analysis
  • 40. Connectivism & Connective Knowledge 2008Moodle Forum Analysis
    Week 
  • 41. But this also applies to systems
    Standardized of instruction
    Complexity & adaptivity
  • 42. Twitter/Facebook: gsiemens
    Newsletter: www.elearnspace.org
    Learning Analytics & Knowledge Conference: https://tekri.athabascau.ca/analytics/