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    • DUMBING OURSELVES DOWN WITH TECHNOLOGY Relationships & Learning Photo: mnmal By: Maddie Wright
    • THE PROLIFERATION OF TECHNOLOGY A GENERATIIONAL SHIIFT Photo: Eliza Adam HAS BROUGHT ABOUT
    • PEOPLE NOW DEMAND SIMPLER WAYS OF COMMUNICATING AND AQUIRING KNOWLEDGE… Photo: Dustin Gaffke
    • … AS EVIDENCED IN OUR APPROACH TO RELATIONSHIPS AND LEARNING Photo: Valentina_A
    • TECHNOLOGY HAS CHANGED THE WAY PEOPLE THINK ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS Photo: Adrian Serghie
    • TEXTS, EMAILS, ETC. HAVE BECOME THE PREFERRED METHOD OF COMMUNICATION (SHERRY TURKLE) Photo: R Reeves
    • “NEW TECHNOLOGIES ALLOW US TO “DIAL DOWN” HUMAN CONTACT, TO TITRATE ITS NATURE AND EXTENT.” - SHERRY TURKLE Photo: splityarn
    • SHERRY TURKLE CALLS THIS THE GOLDILOCKS EFFECT: BUT JUST THE RIGHT DISTANCE FROM EACH OTHER TEXTING PUTS US NOT TOO CLOSE, NOT TOO FARPhoto: Linda
    • OUR THOUGHTS & INTERACTIONS WE COMMUNICATE IN SHORT CONTROLLED BURSTS, NOT LONG MESSY CONVERSATIONS HAVE ADAPTED TO TECHNOLOGY, Photo: Pen Waggener (SHERRY TURKLE)
    • WHICH COULD EXPLAIN THE POPULARITY OF SOCIAL MEDIA SITES SUCH AS TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM Photo: Doug88888
    • WITH MULTIPLE AND COMPLICATED NETWORKS. YOUTH, IIN PARTIICULAR ARE TRYIING OUT SIIMIPLER IiN FACT, RESEARCH SHOWS, “PEOPLE FEEL BOGGED “INSTANT GRATIFICATION” OPTIONS”-CARYS MILLSPhoto: Scott Beale
    • BUT WHAT DO THESE NEW MEDIUMS (TECHNOLOGIES) DO TO THE MESSAGE (COMMUNICATION) ? Photo: Florian Seroussi
    • *-MARSHALL MCLUHAN IIF “THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE” * WHAT DOES OUR NEW SAY ABOUT US AND OUR SOCIIETY ? FOUND LOVE FOR TECHNO COMMUNICATION Photo: Oberazzi
    • BECAUSE AFTER ALL, “WE ARE SHAPED BY OUR TOOLS.” - SHERRY TURKLE Photo: Noel Hankamer
    • WHICH IS DISTURBING CONSIDERING, “IN EVERY TOOL WE CREATE, AN IDEA IS EMBEDDED THAT GOES BEYOND THE FUNCTION OF THE THING ITSELF.”- Neil Postman  Photo:Jason Comely
    • TECHNOLOGY GIVES US ACCESS AND CONTROL. BUT IT ALSO MAKES US SACRIFICE CONVERSATION FOR MERE CONNECTION Photo: Pekka Nikrus (SHERRY TURKLE)
    • IIF WE GET BY WITH LESS AND SETTLE FOR LESS, WE DON'T STRIVE TO KNOW OR TRULY UNDERSTAND EACH OTHER AND BY EXTENSION, OURSELVES.(SHERRY TURKLE) Photo: Allen Skyy
    • SIIIMILARIILY, THERE HAS BEEN A GENERATIIONAL SHIIIFT IIN LEARNIIING STYLES (N. .KATHERINE HAYLES) Photo: gfpeck
    • We have moved away from “deep” attention to “hyper”attention (N. Katherine Hayles) Photo: ywel from sxchu
    • “DEEP” ATTENTION CONCENTRATES ON ONE OBJECT AT GREAT LENGTH, INVOLVES A SINGLE INFORMATION STREAM AND IGNORES OUTSIDE STIMULIi(N. .KATHERINE HAYLES) Photo: Mariana González
    • “HYPER ATTENTION INVOLVES SWITCHING FOCUS RAPIDLY AMONG DIFFERENT TASKS.… Photo: Jonas Seaman -N.. KATHERINE HAYLES “
    • … USING MULTIPLE INFORMATION STREAMS, LOTS OF STIMULATION AND A LOW TOLERANCE FOR BOREDOM” Photo: Robert S.Donovan -N. KATHERINE HAYLES
    • THE TENDENCY HAS BEEN MOST THOROUGHLY DOCUMENTED WITH THE YOUNGER GENERATION Photo: Kris WHIIILE THE ADULT POPULATION IS ALSO AFFECTED (IIIFTO A LESSER DEGREE), -N. KATHERINE HAYLES
    • SUNCE STUDENTS READ LESS PRINT AND MORE DIGITAL MEDIA LIKE BLOGS, FACEBOOK ETC … Photo: Serge Kij
    • WHETHER HYPER ATTENTION IS BETTER OR WORSE THAN DEEP ATTENTION CANNOT BE ANSWERED IN THE ABSTRACT …BETTER FOR WHAT? (N. KATHERINE HAYLES)Photo: wgdavis
    • A CASE COULD BE MADE THAT HYPER ATTENTION IS MORE THAN DEEP ATTENTION -N. KATHERINE HAYLES Photo:m4tik “ ”
    • Photo: Maria Elena -N. Katherine Hayles HOWEVER, WITH THE SHIFT, SERIOUS INCOMPATIBILITIES ARISE BETWEEN THE EXPECTATIONS OF EDUCATORS… …AND THE PREFFERED COGNITIVE MODE OF YOUNG PEOPLE “ ”
    • WITH THIIIS SHIIIFT, KNOWLEDGE IS WIDE AND THIIIN RATHER THAN NARROW WE KNOW SOUNDBITES OF IINFORMATION RATHER THAN IIN DEPTH ANALYSIS ON SUBJECTSPhoto: Serge Kij AND FOCUSED RATHER THAN NARROW
    • DOES OUR ALWAYS-CONNECTED STATE AFFECT OUR ABIILITY TO THIIINK, TO BE CREATIVE AND TO IINNOVATE? (SHERRY TURKLE) Photo: Shafi
    • WE'RE SO ENTHRALLED WITH WHAT WE'VE GAINED WE DON'T REALIZE WHAT WE MAY HAVE LOST; THE ABILITY TO THIIINK OR FEEL DEEPLY Photo: 246-You
    • “PEOPLE WILL COME TO LOVE THEIR OPPRESSION, TO ADORE THE TECHNOLOGIES THAT UNDO THEIR CAPACITIES TO THINK” -NEIIIL POSTMAN Photo: Dave Johnson
    • PHOTO CREDITS All images are licensed under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 agreement, and sourced from flickr. Photo: Jonas Tana
    • WRITTEN CREDITS ➢ Hayles, N. Katherine. “Hyper and Deep Attention: The Generational Divide in Cognitive Modes.” Profession. 13. (2007): 187- 199. Web. 28 March 2014. ➢ Mills, Carys. “‘Facebook fatigue’ and the aging social network”. The Star. 5 April 2013. Web. 30 March 2014. ➢ McLuhan, Marshall. Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. Cambridge: The MIT Press: 1994. Print. ➢ Postman, Neil. Amusing Ourselves to Death. London: Penguin Books: 2005. Print. ➢ “Sherry Turkle- Alone Together”. Ted Talks. Youtube. March 25th, 2011. Web. 28 March 2014. ➢ Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together. York: Basic Books, 2012. Print. ➢ Turkle, Sherry. “The Flight From Conversation.” The New York Times. 21 April 2012. Web. 28 March 2014. Photo: Pedro Moura Pinheiro