BBC News: 14 March 2012Encyclopaedia Britannica ends its famousprint edition – goes digital
Worldwide ownership of mobile phones5.9 Billion mobile accounts = 87% of population ? http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_mob_pho-media-mobile-phones
Source: Kelly Hodgkins http://gizmodo.com/5813875/what-happens-in-60-seconds-on-the-internet
So Me use >260 Million >90 Million >4 Billion views/day >60 hours/minute Sources from service providers and also http://econsultancy.com
Mobile game based learning http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/infographic-mobile-gaming-statistics-stats-2011/
“We are becoming distributed beings. Mobile makesthe trend more explicit.” - Mark Curtis (2005)
Connectionhttp://i.imwx.com cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
“Social media is where our students are.” – Klaus Tochtermann Engage with it and you will engage with them.http://www.newcastle.edu.au http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/image/s_flowers-lost-gardens-of-heligan.jpg
“..we can drown in our technology.The fog of information can drive out knowledge.” - Daniel J. Boorstin http://gcaptain.com/drowning?10981/
Personal Learning Environment Steve Wheeler & Manish Malik (2010) Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html
“The average digital birth of childrenhappens at about six months.” http://www.slashgear.com/babys-first-ipad-24121114/
What does this generation think about learning?http://www.flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/5667863948/
http://truedantalion.blogspot.co.uk/2011/09/silver-surfers.htmlDigital Residents or Visitors?
BYOD - Personal technologies http://farm1.static.flickr.com/117/291379959_594fa8ef70.jpg
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‘Squeeze txt’ and literacy“Mobile phones are forcing learners to become more literate. Without the ability to txt, they cannot fully participate in their own culture of communication” Peter Yeomans (2010)
Learning is changinghttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
‘New’ learners are...• more self-directed• better equipped to capture information• more reliant on feedback from peers• more inclined to collaborate• more oriented toward being their own “nodes of production”.Education Trends | Featured NewsJohn K. Waters—13 December 2011 http://coolshots.blogspot.com/2007_02_01_archive.html
Digital literacies • Social networking • Transliteracy • Privacy maintenance • Identity management • Creating content • Organising content • Reusing/repurposing content • Filtering and selecting • Self broadcastinghttp://www.mopocket.com/
Skills or Literacies? http://www.flickr.com/photos/afronie/161969948/
"Dinosaurs were highly successful and lasted a long time. They never went away. They became smaller, faster, and more agile, and now we call them birds."www.hopscotch-kids.co.uk ~ Mark Halper
Steve Wheeler firstname.lastname@example.org University of Plymouth, United Kingdom This work is licensed under the Creative CommonsAttribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: International Licence.
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