Learning in a                         digital world                                     Steve Wheeler                     ...
Moving away from books?Do you like books or reading?
“Libraries are a bridge between theinformation-rich and the information-          poor” – Ian Clarke
ContentServices Spaces  Skills
Societal Shifthttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
Societal Shifthttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
Societal Shifthttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
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....
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 ho...
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                                      ...
“..we can drown in our technology.The fog of information can drive out   knowledge.” - Daniel J. Boorstin          http://...
Personalisingthe experience                 http://farm1.static.flickr.com/1/3778408_ecdaec0dae.jpg
Personalisation means ensuring thatindividual differences are acknowledged
We are familyhttp://pro.corbis.com
Wii are family!   http://wiifitnessdepot.com
Personal Learning Environment          Steve Wheeler & Manish Malik (2010)      Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/...
“The average digital  birth of childrenhappens at about six      months.”                 http://www.slashgear.com/babys-f...
What does this                           generation think                           about learning?http://www.flickr.com/p...
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
Competition to write the Lord’s  Prayer in <160 charactersr pa in evan, respect 2 u, may urain ear as in evan. giv us rnee...
‘Squeeze txt’ and literacy“Mobile phones are forcing learners to become  more literate. Without the ability to txt, they c...
http://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
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 pee...
Digital literacies                           •   Social networking                           •   Transliteracy            ...
Skills or Literacies?  http://www.flickr.com/photos/afronie/161969948/
Just howreliable is the  Internet?
Who can you trust online?http://grewordlist.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/perfidious.png
“60% of all Internet                     pages contain                        misleading                      information....
“Lee Harvey and the Wailers”(Lee Harvey did not jam alone)  http://www.myspace.com/hsu/photos/6850630
“Knowledge thatis acquired undercompulsionobtains no holdon the mind.”     Plato- Socrates                    http://www.f...
Wikipedia iscrowdsourcing  evaluation
Community as curriculum
Twitter as a library  Twitter as a street cornerTwitter as a broadcast channel   Twitter as amplification
“I store my knowledge in my friends is an axiom for collecting knowledge through collecting people”.               - Karen...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/3601144842/sizes/l/in/photostream/
Going viral?25 million views         46 million views51 million views         447 million views
www.scoop.it/t/future-schoolDigital Content Curation
MIT’s Sixth        Sense      Wearable ARhttp://blog.ctnews.com
http://petitinvention.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/snowcorn5.jpg
http://advertiser-in-arabia.blogspot.co.uk/
"Dinosaurs were highly                           successful and lasted a                           long time. They never  ...
Steve Wheeler swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk        University of Plymouth, United Kingdom    This work is licensed under the Cre...
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A keynote speech for the CILIPS annual conference, held at the Apex Hotel in Dundee, Scotland on 12 June, 2012

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  1. 1. Learning in a digital world Steve Wheeler @timbuckteeth Plymouth University CILIPS 2012 Conference, Dundee: June 12, 2012http://www.public-domain-image.com
  2. 2. Moving away from books?Do you like books or reading?
  3. 3. “Libraries are a bridge between theinformation-rich and the information- poor” – Ian Clarke
  4. 4. ContentServices Spaces Skills
  5. 5. Societal Shifthttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
  6. 6. Societal Shifthttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
  7. 7. Societal Shifthttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
  8. 8. BBC News: 14 March 2012Encyclopaedia Britannica ends its famousprint edition – goes digital
  9. 9. Worldwide ownership of mobile phones5.9 Billion mobile accounts = 87% of population ? http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/med_mob_pho-media-mobile-phones
  10. 10. Source: Kelly Hodgkins http://gizmodo.com/5813875/what-happens-in-60-seconds-on-the-internet
  11. 11. So Me use >260 Million >90 Million >4 Billion views/day >60 hours/minute Sources from service providers and also http://econsultancy.com
  12. 12. Mobile game based learning http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/infographic-mobile-gaming-statistics-stats-2011/
  13. 13. “We are becoming distributed beings. Mobile makesthe trend more explicit.” - Mark Curtis (2005)
  14. 14. Connectionhttp://i.imwx.com cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010
  15. 15. “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
  16. 16. “..we can drown in our technology.The fog of information can drive out knowledge.” - Daniel J. Boorstin http://gcaptain.com/drowning?10981/
  17. 17. Personalisingthe experience http://farm1.static.flickr.com/1/3778408_ecdaec0dae.jpg
  18. 18. Personalisation means ensuring thatindividual differences are acknowledged
  19. 19. We are familyhttp://pro.corbis.com
  20. 20. Wii are family! http://wiifitnessdepot.com
  21. 21. Personal Learning Environment Steve Wheeler & Manish Malik (2010) Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html
  22. 22. “The average digital birth of childrenhappens at about six months.” http://www.slashgear.com/babys-first-ipad-24121114/
  23. 23. What does this generation think about learning?http://www.flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/5667863948/
  24. 24. http://truedantalion.blogspot.co.uk/2011/09/silver-surfers.htmlDigital Residents or Visitors?
  25. 25. BYOD - Personal technologies http://farm1.static.flickr.com/117/291379959_594fa8ef70.jpg
  26. 26. Competition to write the Lord’s Prayer in <160 charactersr pa in evan, respect 2 u, may urain ear as in evan. giv us rneeds, 4giv r sin as we 4giv rnmes. resq us from the evil 1. 4ur always the most xlent dude.yo
  27. 27. ‘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)
  28. 28. http://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
  29. 29. Learning is changinghttp://www.slideshare.net/courosa/why-social-networks-matter
  30. 30. ‘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
  31. 31. Digital literacies • Social networking • Transliteracy • Privacy maintenance • Identity management • Creating content • Organising content • Reusing/repurposing content • Filtering and selecting • Self broadcastinghttp://www.mopocket.com/
  32. 32. Skills or Literacies? http://www.flickr.com/photos/afronie/161969948/
  33. 33. Just howreliable is the Internet?
  34. 34. Who can you trust online?http://grewordlist.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/perfidious.png
  35. 35. “60% of all Internet pages contain misleading information.” - Thomas EdisonLearners need ‘digital wisdom’
  36. 36. “Lee Harvey and the Wailers”(Lee Harvey did not jam alone) http://www.myspace.com/hsu/photos/6850630
  37. 37. “Knowledge thatis acquired undercompulsionobtains no holdon the mind.” Plato- Socrates http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-713124904
  38. 38. Wikipedia iscrowdsourcing evaluation
  39. 39. Community as curriculum
  40. 40. Twitter as a library Twitter as a street cornerTwitter as a broadcast channel Twitter as amplification
  41. 41. “I store my knowledge in my friends is an axiom for collecting knowledge through collecting people”. - Karen Stephenson http://bradley.chattablogs.com
  42. 42. http://www.flickr.com/photos/will-lion/3601144842/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  43. 43. Going viral?25 million views 46 million views51 million views 447 million views
  44. 44. www.scoop.it/t/future-schoolDigital Content Curation
  45. 45. MIT’s Sixth Sense Wearable ARhttp://blog.ctnews.com
  46. 46. http://petitinvention.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/snowcorn5.jpg
  47. 47. http://advertiser-in-arabia.blogspot.co.uk/
  48. 48. "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
  49. 49. Steve Wheeler swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk 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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