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  1. 1. New Interface Technologies Coping With Rapid Change
  2. 2. Technology and Pedagogy The end of an era? http://starringthecomputer.com/feature.php?f=4
  3. 3. Technology and Pedagogy The end of an era? Have the keyboard, mouse and desktop metaphor outlived their usefulness?
  4. 4. Technology and Pedagogy The end of an era? Even the new Mac OS is using a new metaphor. http://www.dynastii.com/05/mac-os-x-lion-latest-update-for-mac-by-apple-available-at-mac-app-store/
  5. 5. Technology and Pedagogy The end of current pedagogy?? http://prestonrizer14.wordpress.com/2011/04/14/why-we-should-be-able-to-us-cell-phones-in-school/
  6. 6. The New and Now What have we come to? Horizon Report (2011) Mobile devices of all kinds eBooks – standard and new approaches Multi-touch whiteboards
  7. 7. The New and Now Mobile Devices Phone Text Video Pictures GPS Apps … and much more
  8. 8. The New and Now Do we carry our left brain in our pockets? Notes Reminders Google for facts Dictionary Calculators
  9. 9. The New and Now Do we make use of all the potential? Do we only find ‘likes’? Who here often: listens to more than 4 radio stations? Watches more than 4 TV channels? Gets news from more than 2 sources?
  10. 10. The New and Now Students limit themselves to: Facebook A few fav web sites Texting only friends Watching the shows their friends watch Having access to variety does NOT mean we choose variety We prefer affirmation.
  11. 11. The New and Now eBooks Amazon and HarperCollins sell more eBooks than hard covers A growing trend – even in textbooks But is this what students want?
  12. 12. The New and Now eBook Readers
  13. 13. The New and Now What Students Want? digital texts to enable communication (audio and video), personalize their education, be interactive relevant more game-like learning situations.
  14. 14. The New and Now eBooks are NOT there yet, but there are new ideas. Ex. Our Choice by Push Pop Press manipulable images, video, interactive statistics, Interactive maps AND …
  15. 15. The New and Now the option to blow your breath across the screen to ‘power’ a virtual windmill. http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/mike_matas.html
  16. 16. The New and Now eBooks are developing rapidly and will have more appeal for students Educators need to learn how to best use this this new integrated form We also need to learn more about how to reference this source material.
  17. 17. The New and Now These new ‘books’ are missing some of the physical cues that we use for memory Our sense of near the beginning or end is not there The ‘placing’ of left side or right side of a page is also missing Where are the memory cues in eBooks?
  18. 18. The New and Now Interactive Whiteboards – becoming a standard feature in many schools Not used well by most Multi-touch boards – teachers need to tie in the pedagogy Source: Prometheanworld.com
  19. 19. The New and Now Teacher training matters! There is research to support IWB use – when done well!!! Source: Smarttech.com
  20. 20. The Near Future Augmented Reality (AR) adds a layer of information on top of what the person sees in reality WordLens translates signs for you, but you might want to double check ….
  21. 21. The Near Future http://www.techi.com/2010/12/image-translating-iphone-app/
  22. 22. The Near Future http://www.pranavmistry.com/projects/sixthsense/#PICTURES
  23. 23. The Near Future Students creating AR games and tours Students do research about locations GPS function for locations Add images, video, tokens, audio, text Picture of ARIS Picture of Moveable Feast
  24. 24. The Near Future Gesture based computing – the beginnings Multi-touch type devices Touch, swipe, pinch, tap http://www.kobobooks.com/touch
  25. 25. The Near Future Gesture based computing – the beginnings Body Control Wii Source: http://www.gameconsoleworld.co.uk/official-remote-controller-p-8.html
  26. 26. The Near Future Gesture based computing – the beginnings Body Control Kinnect Source: http://www.videogamesblogger.com/2010/08/24/kinect-will-extend-the-lifecycle-of-the-xbox-360-five-more-years-says-microsoft.htm
  27. 27. The Near Future Gesture based computing – the Absurd?? Body Control – Google Motion (April Fools) Source: http://mail.google.com/mail/help/motion.html
  28. 28. The Near Future Gesture based computing – the Absurd?? Body Control – The Actual (USC lab) Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lfso7_i9Ko8
  29. 29. The Far Off (?) Control by Voice (why has this been so slow Scotty?) latex gloves brain waves SixthSense
  30. 30. The Far Off (?) Dragon Naturally Speaking has added interface controls Dragon Search app for the iPhone allows users to speak their search terms into their phone Android - speaking, tracing, tapping and writing to take your ideas and turn them into text.
  31. 31. The Far Off (?)
  32. 32. The Far Off (?) Microsoft (Clarke, 2010) acoustic skin interface where sensors react to different vibrations on your arm and can be programmed to respond to these. The sensors can be trained to respond to different input, like you might tap your middle finger to open your mail. A small projector can also be added so you can see, on your arm, all the buttons you want to ‘click on.’
  33. 33. The Far Off (?) A small projector can also be added all the buttons you want to ‘click on’ are on your arm Source: http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/innovation/06/18/natural.user.interface.mouse/
  34. 34. The Far Off (?) Manipulate virtual 3D objects Source: http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/innovation/06/18/natural.user.interface.mouse/
  35. 35. The Far Off (?) Sixth Sense Source: http://www.ted.com/talks/pranav_mistry_the_thrilling_potential_of_sixthsense_technology.html
  36. 36. The Far Off (?) Sixth Sense – take a picture Source: http://www.ted.com/talks/pranav_mistry_the_thrilling_potential_of_sixthsense_technology.html
  37. 37. The Far Off (?) Sixth Sense – make a call Source: http://www.ted.com/talks/pranav_mistry_the_thrilling_potential_of_sixthsense_technology.html
  38. 38. The Far Off (?) Eye Control – great for the disabled, but will have broader uses Source: http://kanderson-teachingblog.blogspot.com
  39. 39. The Far Off (?) Brain Waves Neurosky – tracks attentiveness and frustration Source: http://www.neurosky.com/Academics/Education.aspx
  40. 40. The Far Off (?) Brain Waves – Controlling virtual objects Source: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/tan_le_a_headset_that_reads_your_brainwaves.html
  41. 41. The Far Off (?) Brain Waves – Brain cap tracks your brain as you scan the screen Source: http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/innovation/06/18/natural.user.interface.mouse/
  42. 42. The Far Off (?) Augmented reality in your contact lens Source: http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/innovation/06/18/natural.user.interface.mouse/
  43. 43. The Far Off (?) Augmented reality on your dashboard Source: http://gizmodo.com/5800154/this-augmented-reality-dashboard-may-save-you-from-painfully-real-crashes
  44. 44. The Far Off (?) Corning’s View of the Future Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cf7IL_eZ38 (5:33 minutes)
  45. 45. The Far Off (?) The Paper Phone Bend the phone to use it. Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2011/05/05/technology-paperphone-thin-smartphone.html
  46. 46. The Far Off (?) Data Manipulation – The Allosphere Source: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/joann_kuchera_morin_tours_the_allosphere.html
  47. 47. The Far Off (?) Data Manipulation – Oblong’s Glove Source: http://oblong.com/#!/offerings/platform
  48. 48. The Far Off (?) Data Manipulation – Students Collect and Share Pachube (for example) is a web site designed to collect data from amateurs But they want to collect enough so it has its own checks and balances
  49. 49. The Far Off (?) 3D Printing – not an interface, but it will spawn change as laser printers did. Sourcehttp://bu-construction-industry.co.cc/3d-printer.htm

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