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New Technologies and the Future of Learning
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An invited presentation for the Learning Skills Group Conference, Olympia, London, on 14 June, 2011.

An invited presentation for the Learning Skills Group Conference, Olympia, London, on 14 June, 2011.

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  • 1. New Technologies and the Future of Learning: Learning is open, social, personal, mobile...<br />Steve Wheeler<br />University of Plymouth<br />Learning Skills Group Conference, Olympia, London: June 14, 2011<br />
  • 2. Takeaways...<br />New and emerging learning technologies <br />Innovative learning<br />Location independent learning<br />Alternative modes of assessment and feedback <br />New roles and responsibilities<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  • 3. “The Americans have need of the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys.”<br />- Sir William Preece, Chief Engineer, British Post Office, 1878.<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://thebitchywaiter.blogspot.com/<br />
  • 4. “Television won’t last. <br />It’s a flash in <br />the pan.” <br />- Mary Somerville, Pioneer of radio educational broadcasts, 1948.<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.catholic-chaplaincy.org.uk<br />
  • 5. New and emerging technologies...<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />...are often met with opposition.<br />http://www.weirdthings.org.uk<br />
  • 6. “Students today can’t prepare bark to calculate their problems. They depend on slate which is more expensive. What will they do when they drop the slate and it breaks? They will be unable to write!”<br />(Anon – 1709)<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.objectlessons.org<br />
  • 7. “Students today depend on paper too much. They don’t know how to write without getting chalk dust all over them. What will they do when they run out of paper?”<br />(Anon – 1815)<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.nikkikatz.com<br />
  • 8. A Personal History…<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Steve Wheeler c 1965<br />
  • 9. My first experience of technology was at the Evoluon in Holland in 1970 when I saw one of the first video conference systems. <br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
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  • 14. http://www.gamersmint.com<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.techdigest.tv<br />http://www.spacetoday.org<br />
  • 15. Revolution!<br />Are we witnessing a digital revolution?<br />Or is it a digital evolution?<br />Will learners need new skills to use new technology?<br />Can they simply adapt and apply old skills to new contexts?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  • 16. The pace of change is accelerating<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />How will we keep up with it?<br />
  • 17. The future of learning is Open<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/42232541@N04/4267059618/<br />
  • 18. "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." <br />- Winston Churchill<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons<br />
  • 19. “The concept of the ‘gift economy’ is where the whole culture works on a framework of <br />mutual giving.” <br />– Mark Zuckerberg<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2567/4259162368_0f9b2f0a32.jpg<br />
  • 20. “Scientists build on the work of other scientists without asking or paying for the privilege.”<br />- Lawrence Lessig<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  • 21. Homeless and wireless<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />“Given the crises in economics and the environment, and the many challenges we face in modern society, it seems perverse to hoard knowledge in any form”. – Brian Lamb<br />http://www.frikipix.com<br />
  • 22. 6 Trends for the digital age<br /> Analogue Digital<br /> Tethered Mobile<br /> Closed Open<br /> Isolated Connected<br /> Generic Personal <br /> Consuming Creating<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Source: David Wiley: Openness and the disaggregated future of higher education<br />
  • 23. Characteristics of e-learning<br /> Analogue Digital<br /> Tethered Mobile<br /> Closed Open<br /> Isolated Connected<br /> Generic Personal <br /> Consuming Creating<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />We have the technology to facilitate the <br />rest, but do we have the will?<br />!<br />Source: David Wiley: Openness and the disaggregated future of higher education<br />
  • 24. Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />The future of learning is Social<br />http://photozou.jp/photo/show/1274031/63055983<br />
  • 25. Connection<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://i.imwx.com<br />
  • 26. Communication<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Online, En masse<br />http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com<br />
  • 27. Collaboration and Creation<br />‘The wisdom of crowds’<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Common interests and purpose<br />
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  • 30. Social media use 2011 <br />>640 Million<br />>175 Million<br />95 million tweets/day<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />>125 Million<br />>100 Million<br />>5 Billion images<br />3000 images/minute<br />>17 million <br />articles<br />2 Billion views/day<br />24 hours/minute <br />Source: http://www.browsermedia.co.uk<br />
  • 31. The future of learning is Personal<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://farm1.static.flickr.com/1/3778408_ecdaec0dae.jpg<br />
  • 32. Personalised learning means ensuring that individual differences are acknowledged<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  • 33. “Blogging ... Is the most important form of unchoreographed public discourse that we have.”<br />- Lawrence Lessig<br />“Never have so many people written so much to be read by so few...”<br />- Katie Hafner<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://news.oreilly.com<br />
  • 34. Blogging<br />In the act <br />of writing... ...we are written.<br />- Daniel Chandler<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.volusion.com/<br />
  • 35. Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />We are family<br />http://pro.corbis.com<br />
  • 36. Wii are family!<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://wiifitnessdepot.com<br />
  • 37. Personaltechnologies<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://farm1.static.flickr.com/117/291379959_594fa8ef70.jpg<br />
  • 38. Listening culture<br />Audio feedback for learning<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1259/595625303_d054b5f8a5.jpg<br />
  • 39. The future of learning is augmented<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  • 40. Augmented Reality <br />(AR) is when technology recognises what you are doing and then enhances it.<br />AR apps add information to the world around us.<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Source: www.geeks.co.uk<br />
  • 41. Augmented Reality<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />images.businessweek.com<br />1: The phone app<br />2: The ‘wearable’<br />
  • 42. Marker technology (‘Magic Symbol’)<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  • 43. The future of learning will merge virtual and real worlds. <br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.wunschfeld.net<br />
  • 44. The future of learning is visual<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/raylopez/867883420/<br />
  • 45. http://techncruch.com<br />
  • 46. http://techncruch.com<br />
  • 47. Infographics<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.elrst.com/wp-content/<br />
  • 48. The future of learning is mobile<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://learningputty.com<br />
  • 49. Intuitive handheld devices<br />Natural gesture interface<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Connection to my learning network<br />Source: Maria Webster - http://www.ntdaily.com/<br />
  • 50. Smartphone GPS <br />Webquest and Foursquare<br />Geocaching<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Taking the classroom back out into the world<br />http://www.gsa.europa.eu<br />
  • 51. What will be<br />the new trainer/ teacher <br />roles?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.riotraining.co.uk/<br />
  • 52. How do I find stuff?<br />How do I know it’s accurate?<br />How do I filter content?<br />How do I keep up with all the news?<br />How do I file content?<br />How do I categorise content?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br />Content isn’t King. It’s a Tyrant...<br />scavenging.files.wordpress.com<br />
  • 53. What new skills will learners need in the digital age?<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.riotraining.co.uk/<br />
  • 54. What do learners need? <br />Digital wisdom<br />cc Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2010<br /> e-safety <br />
  • 55. Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />Learners need ‘digital literacies’<br />
  • 56. 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 />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://www.mopocket.com/<br />
  • 57. Learning to learn<br />Critical thinking<br />Collaboration<br />Creativity<br />Reflection<br />Evaluation<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://socialenterpriseambassadors.org.uk<br />
  • 58. “...digital literacy is all about making the technology work for you, finding new and interesting ways in which information technology can enhance life and improve the quality of teaching and learning.” <br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  • 59. “The digitally literate teacher will be convinced of the efficacy and usefulness of the connected computer.”<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />
  • 60. "The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence. It is to act with yesterday's logic." - Peter Drucker <br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />http://pixdaus.com<br />
  • 61. Thank you<br />W: http://steve-wheeler.net<br />E: swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk<br />B: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com<br />Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011<br />jupiterimages.com<br />
  • 62. 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 />http://steve-wheeler.net<br />

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