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Digital Tribes and the Social Web
Digital Tribes and the Social Web
Digital Tribes and the Social Web
Digital Tribes and the Social Web
Digital Tribes and the Social Web
Digital Tribes and the Social Web
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These slides accompany a keynote speech given on June 29th at the Engaging the Digital Generation Conference at Middlesex University. Full title of the presentation is: Digital Tribes and the Social …

These slides accompany a keynote speech given on June 29th at the Engaging the Digital Generation Conference at Middlesex University. Full title of the presentation is: Digital Tribes and the Social Web: How Web 2.0 will Transform Learning in Higher Education

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  • 1. Digital Tribes and the Social Web: <br />How Web 2.0 will Transform Learning in Higher Education<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Steve Wheeler<br />University of Plymouth<br />Engaging the Digital Generation Conference: University of Middlesex, London, 29 June 2010 <br />
  • 2. Digital Tribes and the Social Web: <br />How Web 2.0 will Transform Learning in Higher Education<br />In the available time....<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br /><ul><li>Transformative learning
  • 3. Inspiration in learning
  • 4. The Tribal Web (Web 2.0)
  • 5. Social Web tools
  • 6. Personalised Learning
  • 7. Digital literacies</li></ul>cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Steve Wheeler<br />University of Plymouth<br />Engaging the Digital Generation Conference: University of Middlesex, London, 29 June 2010 <br />http://www.sessionmagazine.com/<br />
  • 8. New York c 1920<br />Transformation<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://farm3.static.flickr.com<br />
  • 9. Does education need transformation?<br />"In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad." <br />~Nietzsche<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 20<br />http://thescholasticdiary.wordpress.com<br />Source: Chambers English Dictionary<br />
  • 10. It certainly needs inspiration...<br />“For the first time we are preparing students for a future we cannot clearly describe.”<br />–David Warlick<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://communications.nottingham.ac.uk/podcasts/<br />
  • 11. One tribe or many?<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Celebration<br />http://www.zimbio.com<br />
  • 12. Connection<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://latimesblogs.latimes.com<br />
  • 13. Online, En masse<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com<br />
  • 14. Postural echo <br /> =<br />Identification<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.leifjeffers.com<br />
  • 15. Tribal nature of new media<br />“New media ... have made our world into a single unit... <br />The world is now like a continually sounding tribal drum. Media point us away from individual man and toward tribal man.” <br />~ Marshall McLuhan (1960)<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />metapedia.com<br />
  • 16. “A tribe needs a shared interest and a way to communicate.”<br />Internet tribes<br />“Twitter and blogs ... contribute an entirely new dimension of what it means to be a part of a tribe. The real power of tribes has nothing to do with the Internet and everything to do with people.” <br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />
  • 17. Tribes<br />“The internet eliminates geography. This means that there are now more tribes: smaller tribes, influential tribes, and tribes that could never have existed before.”<br />~ Seth Godin<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://nedgrace.files.wordpress.com<br />
  • 18. Digital tribes and virtual clans<br />There is one digital tribe ... But there are may subsets of this large digital tribe – what we can term ‘virtual clans’.<br />- Wheeler (2009)<br />
  • 19. Wikipedians<br />(Deletionism + Exclusionism) /Inclusionism =<br />Darwikinism<br />Survival of the fittest content<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Source: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Darwikinism<br />
  • 20. Flickrites and Facebookers<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.travel-images.com<br />http://www.coal-is-dirty.com<br />
  • 21. Mind tools<br />Human activities are mediated by culturally established instruments such as tools and language. <br />Vygotsky, L. S. (1978) Mind in Society: The development of higher psychological processes. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.phillwebb.net<br />
  • 22. Totems<br />It is easier to project your feelings of awe towards a totem than something as complex as the tribe.<br />~ Emile Durkheim<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.phillwebb.net<br />
  • 23. Digital Totems?<br />Gathering places<br />Rituals and rules<br />Celebration and fun<br />Transmission of customs, social mores and values (storytelling) <br />= Tribal identity<br />= Social networks<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Source: Wheeler (2009) Digital Tribes<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jcbwalsh/3412625028/<br />
  • 24. Digital Totems<br />For digital tribes ... their totems are their social networking tools within the World Wide Web.<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Source: Wheeler (2009) Digital Tribes<br />http://www.faqs.org<br />
  • 25. “We simply have too much information and we can’t make sense of it all. It changes too quickly”. <br />~ George Siemens<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />comets.iastate.edu<br />Source: www.connectivism.ca/<br />
  • 26. Smart Mobs<br />“Smart Mobs consist of people who are able to act in concert even if they don’t know each other. [They can] cooperate in ways never before possible.”<br />Rheingold, H. (2002) Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books. <br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.ischool.berkeley.edu<br />The ‘Thumb Tribe’ – one thumb signalling<br />
  • 27. Flash mobs<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://idirekt.cz<br />The power of txtingto organise collective action<br />
  • 28. 3 key human interaction <br />characteristics...<br />Cognition<br />Cooperation<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Communication<br />
  • 29. Blog<br />... and web tools that facilitate them<br />Cognition<br />Social Network<br />Cooperation<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Wiki<br />Communication<br />
  • 30. DigitalNatives?<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://tatango.com<br />
  • 31. What do younger learners expect?<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://socialenterpriseambassadors.org.uk<br />
  • 32. anytime<br />personalised<br />anyplace<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://ithalas.com<br />
  • 33. cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009<br />We are family<br />http://pro.corbis.com<br />
  • 34. Wii are family!<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://wiifitnessdepot.com<br />
  • 35. Personalisation of learning means ensuring that individual differences are acknowledged<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />
  • 36. You are your own ‘VLE’<br />Aggregation<br />Services<br />Tools<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Formats<br />Content<br />Channels<br />Networks<br />
  • 37. PLEs, PLNs and PWs<br />Personal <br />Learning <br />Network<br />Personal<br />Learning<br />Environment<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Personal <br />Web<br />
  • 38. Digital cultural capital – Membership of the Tribe<br />“Where digital communication has fractured the tyranny of distance and computers have become pervasive and ubiquitous, identification through digital mediation has become the new cultural capital”.<br />- Wheeler (2009) <br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.coreideas.com.au/<br />
  • 39. Digital literacies<br />Social networking<br />Transliteracy<br />Privacy maintenance<br />Identity management<br />Creating content<br />Organising content<br />Reusing/repurposing content<br />Filtering and selecting<br />Self presenting<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.mopocket.com/<br />
  • 40. Filtering/Selecting<br />Media provide selected access to the world rather than direct access to it.<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Source: Buckingham, D. (2003) Media education: Literacy, learning and contemporary culture.<br />http://fotosa.ru<br />
  • 41. ‘Transliteracy’<br />The ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality, through handwriting to digital social networks.<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Image source: unknown<br />
  • 42. Social tagging<br />“Delicious is like a virtual fieldtrip through a library built by the recommendations of others.” <br />– Chris Sessums<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://1.bp.blogspot.com<br />
  • 43. Taxonomies are defined by<br />the community<br />Folksonomies define a <br />community<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009<br />
  • 44. Reuse as an art form<br />“Good artists borrow, great artists steal” - Pablo Picasso<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://blog.leniwiener.com<br />Source: Martin Weller: http://nogoodreason.typepad.co.uk<br />
  • 45. Presentation of self in cyberspace<br />... theperformance of the self<br />(Goffman)<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />@timbuckteeth<br />
  • 46. Citizen journalism ... That’s what’s happening....<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />
  • 47. Self broadcasting<br />... Podcasting, video sharing, webcasting, slidecasting...<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.classcaster.org<br />
  • 48. Managing identity<br />avatar<br />language<br />images<br />name<br />personal data<br />images<br />interaction<br />identity<br />reputation<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />privacy<br />netiquette<br />privacy<br />legacy<br />avatar<br />interaction<br />reputation<br />images<br />name<br />
  • 49. Managing identity<br />language<br />name<br />personal data<br />images<br />interaction<br />identity<br />reputation<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />privacy<br />netiquette<br />privacy<br />legacy<br />avatar<br />interaction<br />reputation<br />images<br />name<br />http://i.dailymail.co.uk<br />
  • 50. Competition<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.twilightblue.eu<br />
  • 51. Cooperation<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://sites.google.com/site/dragonsrunningclubsale<br />
  • 52. Cooperation<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.green-me.co.uk<br />Collaboration<br />http://sites.google.com/site/dragonsrunningclubsale<br />
  • 53. cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />... and it’s often self organised<br />
  • 54. How do we get people to collaborate?<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://media1.break.com/<br />
  • 55. Space integration<br />Community space<br />Personal space<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />
  • 56. Wiki blog integration<br />Community space<br />Personal space<br />Blog<br />Wiki<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Reflective space<br />Collaborative space<br />
  • 57. Wiki blog integration<br />Proximal Development <br />Professional ID<br />Community space<br />Personal space<br />Blog<br />Wiki<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Reflective space<br />Collaborative space<br />Negotiation of meaning<br />Co-construction of knowledge<br />
  • 58. Wiki blog integration<br />Creative writing<br />Critical thinking<br />Meta cognitive processes<br />Socio cognitive processes<br />(Gleaves et al, 2007)<br />Blog<br />Wiki<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Who I am<br />What I know<br />Sharing/exchanging<br />Editing/modifying<br />(Tu et al, 2008)<br />Reflection<br />Self expression<br />(Brescia & Miller, 2006)<br />
  • 59. Connections<br />“It's not what you know that counts anymore. It's what you can learn.” <br />– Don Tapscott<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009<br />http://www.nationalpost.com<br />
  • 60. Making connections<br />In connectivism, learning involves creating connections and developing a network. It is a theory for the digital age drawing upon chaos, emergent properties, and self organised learning.<br />(It’s not what you know but who you know)<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009<br />Source: Wikipedia<br />http://www.pestproducts.com<br />
  • 61. Rhizomes<br />Deleuze & Guattari<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009<br />Anarchy of the Web<br />
  • 62. Rhizomatic learning<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009<br />http://archbold-station.org<br />“...multiple, non-hierarchical entry and exit points in data representation and interpretation.”<br />
  • 63. Rhizomatic learning<br />“A rhizomatic plant has no centre and no defined boundary; rather, it is made up of a number of semi-independent nodes, each of which is capable of growing and spreading on its own, bounded only by the limits of its habitat.” <br />© Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2008<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009<br />Source: Cormier, D. (2008) http://davecormier.com/edblog/<br />
  • 64. Rhizomatic learning<br />“In the rhizomatic view, knowledge can only be negotiated, [and is] a personal knowledge-creation process with mutable goals and constantly negotiated premises.”<br />© Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2008<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2009<br />Source: Cormier, D. (2008) http://davecormier.com/edblog/<br />
  • 65. ‘Glocalization’<br />“Web2.0 is about glocalization .... making global information available to local social contexts and giving people the flexibility to find, organize, share and create information in a locally meaningful fashion that is globally accessible. […] It is about new network structures that emerge out of global and local structures” <br />- danahboyd<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.baoye.net<br />
  • 66. All learning begins when our comfortable ideas turn out to be inadequate.<br />- John Dewey<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />http://www.dancinghearts.org<br />
  • 67. Thank you!<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />E: swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk<br />B: steve-wheeler.blogspot.com<br />T: @timbuckteeth<br />Engaging the Digital Generation Conference: University of Middlesex, London, 29 June 2010 <br />http://www.sessionmagazine.com/<br />
  • 68. Steve Wheeler swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk<br />University of Plymouth, United Kingdom<br />This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: International Licence.<br />Engaging the Digital Generation Conference: University of Middlesex, London, 29 June 2010 <br />
  • 69. Habitus<br />Bourdieu: Habitus is a method of intentionally discerning and practicing a new habit<br />Deleuze: Habitus denotes a self-organising system or "abstract machine" functioning on the plane of immanence<br />

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