BBC News: 14 March 2012Encyclopaedia Britannica ends its famousprint edition – goes digital
Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2013http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/communications/internet-minute-
Social Media use in 2012 >170 M ill io n Billinecnons) Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2013 >1 o (5 5 m i l lion po sts per ti n d ay) n co 100 billio( >400 Million illion >150 M >500 M illion 3.5 Billion views/day >6 Bil li on i m >14 million 60 hours/minute ages articles Sources from service providers and also http://econsultancy.com
Mobile game based learning http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/infographic-mobile-gaming-statistics-stats-2011/
“We are becoming distributed beings. Mobilemakes the trend more explicit.” - Mark Curtis
Connectionhttp://i.imwx.com cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
Architecture of participation Sharing Collaborating Tools Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011Tagging Learning 2.0 User generated Voting content Networking
“Social media is where our students are.” – Klaus Tochtermann Engage with it and you will engage with them.http://www.newcastle.edu.au http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/image/s_flowers-lost-gardens-of-heligan.jpg
“Blogging ... Is the most important form of unchoreographed public discourse that we have.”“Never have somany people - Lawrence Lessigwritten so muchto be read by sofew...”- Katie Hafner http://news.oreilly.com
“..we can drown in our technology.The fog of information can drive out knowledge.” - Daniel J. Boorstin http://gcaptain.com/drowning?10981/
• How do I find stuff?• How do I know it’s accurate?• How do I share content? Steve Wheeler, Plymouth University, 2012• How do I filter content?• How do I keep up with all the news?• How do I file content?• How do I categorise content? Content isn’t King. It’s a Tyrant... scavenging.files.wordpress.com
Personal Learning Environment Steve Wheeler & Manish Malik (2010) Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html
“The average digital birth of childrenhappens at about six months.” http://www.slashgear.com/babys-first-ipad-24121114/
What does thisTh e Net generation think nerat ion? about learning?GeDigitalNatives? Homo Zapp iens? http://www.flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/5667863948/
Power users 14% Ordinary users 27% Irregular users 14% Basic users 45% n = 2096, mean age range 17-23 yearsSource: Kennedy et al (2010) Beyond Digital Natives and Immigrants: Exploringtypes of net generation students, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 26 (5).
http://truedantalion.blogspot.co.uk/2011/09/silver-surfers.htmlDigital Residents or Visitors?
BYOD - Personal technologies http://farm1.static.flickr.com/117/291379959_594fa8ef70.jpg
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‘Squeeze txt’ and literacy“Mobile phones are forcing learners to become more literate. Without the ability to txt, they cannot fully participate in their own culture of communication” Peter Yeomans (2010)
Learning is changinghttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
‘New’ learners are...• more self-directed• better equipped to capture information• more reliant on feedback from peers• more inclined to collaborate• ey n eed more oriented toward being their own Bu t th e... “nodes of production”. ch m or muEducation Trends | Featured NewsJohn K. Waters—13 December 2011 http://coolshots.blogspot.com/2007_02_01_archive.html
Digital literacies • Social networking • Transliteracy • Privacy maintenance • Identity management • Creating content • Organising content • Reusing/repurposing content • Filtering and selecting • Self broadcastinghttp://www.mopocket.com/
Skills or Literacies? http://www.flickr.com/photos/afronie/161969948/
“How cantechnology makea person better? http://www.global-images.netOnly in this way:by providing eachperson withchances.” http://www.global-images.net- Kevin Kelly
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