The Impact of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) on Higher Ed.

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The Impact of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) on Higher Ed.

  1. 1. The Impact of BYOD* on Higher Ed *Bring Your Own Device Jill Hurst-Wahl @jill_hw June 25, 2012
  2. 2. People carry devices in order to beconnected. That device can also be astatus symbol. The fact that theperson carries a computing device, THE BOTTOM LINEhowever, says nothing about thatperson’s ability to use it or any othercomputing device. The reality is thatthe ability to reach out desiredaudience is both easier and morecomplex that ever. Sadly, werecognize the ease and ignore thecomplexity.
  3. 3. WHAT DO YOU ASSUME ABOUT THE PEOPLE YOU ATTRACT?http://www.flickr.com/photos/37996605603@N01/4526610423/
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/hackny/5607484228/
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/browserd/1061650207/
  6. 6. THE REALITY: THE NEED FOR 21ST CENTURY LITERACIESBasic LiteracyInformation LiteracyDigital LiteracyCivic and Social LiteracyHealth LiteracyEmotional LiteracyFinancial Literacy
  7. 7. HOW DOES DIGITAL LITERACY IMPACT ON YOUR WORK?K-12 Educators Digitally IlliterateParents & Mentors Digitally ChallengedStudents Digital ImmigrantsDonors & Supporters Phone vs. PCNews Media Mobile vs. Non-Mobile Language Accessibility
  8. 8. RANDOM STATISTICS In New York State, almost 2.7 million households are not connected to the Internet. [a] In 2010, the US ranked 15th out of the top 31 countries in terms of broadband penetration . [b] Top 40 books read by high school students are at a 5 th grade reading level (average). [c] “More than 50% of students entering two-year colleges & nearly 20% of those entering four-year universities are placed in remedial classes.” [d]
  9. 9. WHAT CAN YOU DO?Get to know your real audience.Educate your administration.Design communications for your entire audience. Accessibility Language CapabilitiesDon’t bury your head in the sand.

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