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What do you mean you found it on the internet


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Shaun's talk from Acinne 2011

Shaun's talk from Acinne 2011

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  • 1. What do you meanyou found it on the Internet? ACINNE 2011
  • 2. Literacy has traditionally beendescribed as the ability to read forknowledge, write coherently andthink critically about printed material
  • 3. b for ball, c for cat d for dog then ?
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  • 5. 7H15 M3554G3 53RV35 7O PR0V3 H0W0UR M1ND5 C4N D0 4M4Z1NG 7H1NG5!1MPR3551V3 7H1NG5! 1N 7H3B3G1NN1NG 17 WA5 H4RD BU7 N0W, 0N7H15 LIN3 Y0UR M1ND 1S R34D1NG 174U70M471C4LLY W17H0U7 3V3N7H1NK1NG 4B0U7 17, B3 PROUD! 0NLYC34R741N P30PL3 C4N R3AD 7H15. Facebook status update
  • 6. My smmr hols wr CWOT. B4, we used 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & thr 3 :- kids. FTF. ILNY, it’s a gr8 plc.It’s more about texts than real language - weneed to make them go from texting into real texts .pdf
  • 7. Its dying out though, isnt it? Beyond theclassroom, we just dont XXXXX withXXXXX or XXXXX any more, do we? Wetext, we tweet, we blog. We even type. Wedont write though. Before I started teachingI dont recall picking up a XXXXX in anymeaningful way. network/2011/nov/02/handwriting-teaching- resources?CMP=twt_gu
  • 8. A new study says that college students who are onFacebook while studying or doing homework windup getting 20 percent lower grades than studentswho dont have the social networking site.. [Language] is being eroded — it’s changing. Our expressiveness and our ease with some words is being diluted so that the sentence with more than one clause is a problem for us, and the word of more than two syllables is a problem for us.Some 73% of people believe texts and website Twitterhave dramatically changed the use of English, with longwords falling out of use.―It’s natural with people trying to fit as much information into140 characters that words are getting shortened and areeven becoming redundant as a result.‖
  • 9. JP Davidson’s top 15 rarely-used words: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
  • 10. JP Davidson’s top 15 rarely-used words: 1. Bally 2. Laggard 3. Felicitations 4. Rambunctious 5. Verily 6. Salutations 7. Betwixt 8. Lauded 9. Arcane 10.Raconteur 11.Cad 12. Betrothed 13.Cripes 14.Malaise 15.Quash
  • 11. •Research finds people are adapting ability toremember because of power of search engines toremember for them•In short, people no longer always need to know stuff;they just need to know where it can be found•Sparrow concludes that the internet has become "anexternal memory source that we can access at anytime" – an arena where information is storedcollectively outside ourselves
  • 12. 4/5 of my syllabi specifically ban the use ofWikipedia…..lets face it Wikipedia generally makesprofessors feel…….. (Technology) causes a huge change from our traditional forces us to change what we have been doing for years. Maria Ines Cordoba - Technology in the classroom a first class help or burden
  • 13. 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times – Trilling and Fade
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  • 15. Language-based literacy print, texting, hyperlinking, multimodal Information-based literacy searching, tagging, filtering, critical thinkingConnection-based literacy personal, network, cultural Remix literacy Mark Pegrum – From blogs to bombs
  • 16. Today’s classroom teachers need to be preparedto provide technology-supported learningopportunities for their students.Being prepared to use technology and knowinghow that technology can support studentlearning have become integral skills in everyteacher’s professional repertoire.
  • 17. ReadingWritingSpeakingListening
  • 18. #breltchat
  • 19. So where do we go from here?o Learning what’s available and how we can use ito Integrating Web 2.0 into the syllabuso How will it affect things such as: correction assessment digital divide
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  • 21. Thanks for listening @shaunwilden