Learning with ‘ e ’s Defining technology supported e-learning within a knowledge economy Steve Wheeler University of Plymo...
Knowledge  e conomy <ul><li>Knowledge as a commodity </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Know how’ more valuable than other economic resou...
Par @ digm   shift? <ul><li>From transmission to participation </li></ul><ul><li>From ‘just in case’ to ‘just in time’ </l...
<ul><li>From formal to informal </li></ul><ul><li>From structure to chaos </li></ul><ul><li>From ‘sticky’ webs to open arc...
<ul><li>Electronic? </li></ul><ul><li>Extended? </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced? </li></ul><ul><li>Everywhere? </li></ul><ul><l...
The mobile g e neration <ul><li>Should we translate traditional learning environments into digital format, or should there...
Digit @ l Shift <ul><li>By the time they reach 21 most young people in the UK will have: </li></ul><ul><li>Sent over 200,0...
Txt Example A N E WAY 2 GET THE COOLSTUFF AT THE SIDE GO 2 FORMAT AND THEN STATIONARY THERES LOADS OF WICKED 1S   YES I DI...
Txt Example B JASON : Urite its Jason from the comon.How r u? Wot u bin up 2 2day? Tb luv Jason MANA : Oh,hi!Im great than...
Txt Example C My smmrhols wr CWOT, B4, we usd 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & 3:- @ kds FTF, ILNY, it’s a gr8 plc. Bt my Ps wr...
Analogues Progression of the Digital Age Increasing Proficiency
Analogues Digital  Immigrants Progression of the Digital Age Increasing Proficiency
Analogues Digital  Immigrants Digital  Natives Progression of the Digital Age Increasing Proficiency Source: Prensky, (2001)
Are we ready for the next generation of learners?
<ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Digital tribes </li></ul><ul><li>Mixing, repurposing and mashup </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>W:  www2.plymouth.ac.uk/distancelearning </li></ul><ul><li>E:  swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>B:  http:...
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Learning with 'e's: Defining technology supported e-learning within a knowledge economy

  1. Learning with ‘ e ’s Defining technology supported e-learning within a knowledge economy Steve Wheeler University of Plymouth, UK
  2. Knowledge e conomy <ul><li>Knowledge as a commodity </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Know how’ more valuable than other economic resources </li></ul><ul><li>Learning important for economic success </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible, up-to-date and accessible learning vital </li></ul>
  3. Par @ digm shift? <ul><li>From transmission to participation </li></ul><ul><li>From ‘just in case’ to ‘just in time’ </li></ul><ul><li>From ‘just in time’ to ‘just for me’ </li></ul><ul><li>From one size fits all to personalisation </li></ul>
  4. <ul><li>From formal to informal </li></ul><ul><li>From structure to chaos </li></ul><ul><li>From ‘sticky’ webs to open architecture </li></ul>Less d e fined shifts…
  5. <ul><li>Electronic? </li></ul><ul><li>Extended? </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced? </li></ul><ul><li>Everywhere? </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Edutainment… </li></ul>e -Learning
  6. The mobile g e neration <ul><li>Should we translate traditional learning environments into digital format, or should there be a complete reworking of our ideas about education and training? </li></ul>
  7. Digit @ l Shift <ul><li>By the time they reach 21 most young people in the UK will have: </li></ul><ul><li>Sent over 200,000 text messages </li></ul><ul><li>Played 10,000 hours of videogames </li></ul><ul><li>Watched over 20,000 hours of TV </li></ul><ul><li>Talked 10,000 hours on mobile phones </li></ul><ul><li>Seen over 500,000 TV adverts </li></ul><ul><li>Spent less than 5,000 hours reading </li></ul>Source: Prensky, 2001: The above figures are already well out of date!
  8. Txt Example A N E WAY 2 GET THE COOLSTUFF AT THE SIDE GO 2 FORMAT AND THEN STATIONARY THERES LOADS OF WICKED 1S   YES I DID NO ‘BOUT ANDYS DAD TEACHIN U………………HM.                                       33333                                { 0          0 }                                        2                                     _ _ _ _
  9. Txt Example B JASON : Urite its Jason from the comon.How r u? Wot u bin up 2 2day? Tb luv Jason MANA : Oh,hi!Im great thanx,u?Not alot,my day was ok,nothing special.how was urs? REPLY : Yeah same.was ok.what did u get up 2 after da party?where did u go? MANA: erm went sumwhere else 2 meet sum of my friends but we wer rele late so they had gone so then we jus went back 2 my mates house n stayed there.u? REPLY :  Went 2 a pub 4 a bit…lol
  10. Txt Example C My smmrhols wr CWOT, B4, we usd 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & 3:- @ kds FTF, ILNY, it’s a gr8 plc. Bt my Ps wr so (:-/ BC o 9/11 tht they dcdd 2 stay in SCO & spnd 2 wkd up N. Up N, WUCIWUG – 0. I ws vvv brd in Mon. 0 bt baas & ^^^^^^. AAR8, my Ps wr  - they sd ICBW, & tht they wr ha-p 4 the pc&qt…IDTS!! I wntd 2 go hm ASAP, 2C my m8s again. 2day, I cam bk 2 skool. I feel v O  BC I hv dn all my hm wrk. Now it’s BAU
  11. Analogues Progression of the Digital Age Increasing Proficiency
  12. Analogues Digital Immigrants Progression of the Digital Age Increasing Proficiency
  13. Analogues Digital Immigrants Digital Natives Progression of the Digital Age Increasing Proficiency Source: Prensky, (2001)
  14. Are we ready for the next generation of learners?
  15. <ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Digital tribes </li></ul><ul><li>Mixing, repurposing and mashup </li></ul><ul><li>The web as a conversation </li></ul><ul><li>The role of the teacher? </li></ul><ul><li>Informal webs </li></ul><ul><li>Rhizomatic learning </li></ul>e -Learning 2.0?
  16. <ul><li>W: www2.plymouth.ac.uk/distancelearning </li></ul><ul><li>E: swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>B: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com </li></ul>Any Qu e stions?

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