Slide: Transatlantic radio Electricity Radio networks Telephone system Automobiles Air travel Washing machines Television Global monetary system Interstate highway system Highrise buildings Electronic computers Space travel Satellite communications The Internet Global positioning system Cable television systems Change
Meet Michael Wesch You Tube = User Generated CONTENT Digg = User Generated FILTERING del.icio.us = User Generated ORGANIZATION Blogs = User Generated COMMENTARY Technorati = User Generated PRIORITIZATION RSS = User Generated DISTRIBUTION Tags = User Generated TAXONOMY Web 2.0 = Connecting THROUGH
Slide: Getting things done requires good connections, both the human kind and the Internet kind. Schooling has confused us into thinking that learning was equivalent to pouring content into people’s heads. It’s more practical to think of learning as optimizing our networks. Learning=Net WORK ing
From Individual Skills to Team Insights Slide: Individual Team Skills Insights Collective Cabability Individual Competency Tune your Network Close your Skill Gaps From SME to SMN
Slide: New Value Chain Information = Currency Individuals = Transport Interaction = Transfer Insight = Outcome i 4
Slide: Source: e-Learning Guild 360 Report – Synchronous Learning Systems. June 2007. 2D SYNCHRONOUS LEARNING 3D LEARNING EXPERIENCE Difference
Slide: Source: With some help from Roger Shank’s use of same Mnemonic for Scenario Based learning F low R epetition E xperimentation E ngagement D oing O bserving M otivation Freedom!
Slide: Source: With some help from Roger Shank’s use of same Mnemonic for Scenario Based learning F low R epetition E xperimentation E ngagement D oing O bserving M otivation Virtual Iraq!
Slide: Source: With some help from Roger Shank’s use of same Mnemonic for Scenario Based learning F low R epetition E xperimentation E ngagement D oing O bserving M otivation Irate Customer!
Slide: Source: With some help from Roger Shank’s use of same Mnemonic for Scenario Based learning Learning in 3D If not US, WHO? IF not NOW, WHEN?
Get Fired Up ! Start TWITTERING Maintain a BLOG Use a WIKI to run a project Get on FACEBOOK/MYSPACE Set up a NING site for your team Set up an RSS FEED Start DIGGING Tag everything to DEL.ICIO.US Get a SECOND LIFE Embrace Net WORK ed Learning NOW !
April 16, 2007 The main stream media engaged in a FEEDING FRENZY around the Virginia tech Massacre, assaulting our FRAGILE PSYCHES with an ongoing barrage of IMAGES, STORIES, INTERVIEWS AND ANALYSIS
April 17, 2007 “ I just remember looking back and seeming him at the door,” the Virginia Tech senior recalled of her professor. “I don’t think I would be here if it wasn’t for him.”
April 17, 2007 We could experience what it felt like to be there chanting “LETS GO HOKIES” out loud with everyone at the Convocation and it makes us feel better!
April 18, 2007 Where is the COMPASSION in reporting? MSNBC’s decision to air Cho’s pre-recorded Manifesto on Primetime News added more CHUM to the already insufferable media FEEDING FRENZY
April 19-26, 2007 The big news today is that the Hokie Nation is NO LONGER TALKING TO THE PRESS. Instead, they are keeping their mouths shut and handing out FLYERS POLITELY ASKING THEM TO LEAVE. GO HOKIES! Crowd SOURCING The Hokie Nation bacame swaddled in a DIGITAL BLANKET OF HUMAN COMPASSION that hailed from every PART OF THE PLANET Crowd SOOTHING
Slide: My name is Arie (Lionel) Librescu and I am Liviu's younger son. I am writing to you regarding the "Virginia Tech Second Life Memorial" Video tribute you have posted on YouTube.com. My family and I would like to thank you very much for the kind and beautiful gesture. Personally, your video has moved me very much and I would like to thank you very much for it. I wish you all the continued luck and success in life. Arie Librescu April 27, 2007
Slide: November 12, 2009 This “ONE MACHINE” gave me a moment of SERINDIPITOUS SYNCHRONY that I will CHERISH FOREVER There is ONE MACHINE and the web is its OS
Slide: November 12, 2009 Virginia Tech is so much more to so many of us than what happened there at a particular TIME STAMP in the RELENTLESS UNFOLDING OF TIME.