What is the e-societylearning to do online?Social networking Reusing and repurposingPrivacy maintenance Filtering and selectingIdentity management Self broadcastingCreating contentOrganising content
CAN I HAS TENURE? NO. CAN I HAZ PROMOTION? NO.In the past, the ‘paper’has been exclusive.Now it’s not enough toget a job or stay in one.
Blend, blend, blend.Combines many pedagogical styles (Breen, 2007).There are many positive beneﬁts to using ablended learning approach (Clarke, 2007).Couples face-to-face learning with e-learning(Breen, 2007)Breen, P. (2007). Lessons from an International e-Learning Project. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 8(3), 1-10.Clarke, A. (2007). The Future of E-Learning. Adults Learning, 18(7), 14-15. FACE TO FACE? - WEBCAM, MOBILE?
Disruption isanonymous. ‘Disruptive’ technologies need ‘Disruptive’ Remtulla, K. (2007). The Knowledge-Based Economy and E- Pedagogies (Remtulla, Learning: Critical Considerations for Workplace Democracy. Convergence, 40, 9-24. 2006). Teaching strategies must exploit underused aspects of E-Learning technologies (Remtulla, 2006). Collision happened.
Learning in the FREE eraCost of attending Uni is highYou have to go to it (it doesn’t come to you)No control over timetable or agendaExperts are locals (no co-learners)Change is optional and avoidable.
Do more with lessFaculty hire people just like themselvesCasual stafﬁng (consistency, training,commitment, assurance, benchmarking)Change in learning styles (massive open data)Change to disciplines (known/unknown)Acceleration of K-12 in technology use
Changes in societyFlattening of knowledge hierarchyStudents (and parents) as consumersEmployers active in curriculaLocation independenceThe InternetNew media layers and ﬁlters
Free is good.Open Courseware (MIT, Harvard, Penn, CernegieMellon)Channels - YouTube, iTunes and so onOpen sharing, global beneﬁtsOpen Context (Free lectures)Open Culture (TED)
The digital learnerwants to be connectedwants to drive the agendais an information seeker and navigatoris empoweredunderstands they are part of a global communityis not restricted by classroom walls