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  • 1. The Power of Pull – a platform approach to learninga platform approach to learning how small, smart efforts can set big things in motion, g g iPhone/iPad as platform: a few apps prime to pump. now 145 000 apps growing by the minutenow 145,000 apps growing by the minute.
  • 2. G 2 0 L i 2 0 Architecture of Participation Gov 2.0 + Learning 2.0 P h P ll shift Push ======> Pull shift
  • 3. in a world of increasingly rapid change, the half life of a given skill is constantly shrinkingconstantly shrinking & the predictability of future needs is k l & the predictability of future needs is increasingly less certain! shift Stocks =====> Flows Forecastable/predictable participating shift a tab /p d tab seeking scalable efficiency pa t pat ng in knowledge flows
  • 4. Affording Curiosity Mobile devices as curiosity amplifiers. Ages: 2 & 5
  • 5. A modern day meal augmented by pull (pulling resources on demand)p g Hmmm – northern Italy, not France found by poodles not pigs! White truffles? Where are they found? found by poodles, not pigs! y why ? and so started a fascinating conversation
  • 6. Can books and librariesCan books and libraries get better the more th a d???they are used???
  • 7. Your reading can contribute to others with no extra work on your part.a y pa & You can see what others thoughtYou can see what others thought was really important Hmmm might also helpHmmm, might also help meet the challenges of the attention economyattention economy. (well, maybe)
  • 8. l t /i b t Startl + IDEO – an accelerator/incubator Design Boost is a four day bootcamp for Startl + IDEO g a day a p prototyping digital learning products. (targeting Android, iPhone, iPad, Symbian & blackberry)(targeting Android, iPhone, iPad, Symbian & blackberry)
  • 9. Noah
  • 10. The KeyThe Key t p t kid d ltamateurs, experts, kids, adults all working together.a ng g with bothwith both expert & peer mentoring Cool but can learning 2 0 ideas beCool, but can learning 2.0 ideas be applied to university level work?
  • 11. Connexions ( 1000 open textbooks/courses 16400 Lego modulesg from contributors worldwide in many languages th free on-line low-cost print usage per month: 1.7 million unique users 77 illi hit low cost print f nding 77 million hits from 190 countries funding HF, NSF, OSI, …
  • 12. Why believe all this open material? LensesLenses social software for peer reviewp University of Michigann lpas ISD d D CA d /cnx
  • 13. open education ecosystem bl h peer review d publishingediting feedback distributionauthoring feedback lecturing testing accrediting testing graduating
  • 14. Extend Social Learning Beyond Classroom into Digital Textbook as Platform – Gooru: alpha Google Notes reflowed as Docs Shared with Classmates Content from Publishers / OER D g ta tb a atf m a p a g Rich gadgets from 3rd Party Developers Auto Updates with Studying Status Replay and Review Party Developers Studylist Suggested by Studying Status Classroom Eventsthe teacher Annotate with Notes, Ask Professor / TA Ch t ith Cl t Annotate with Notes, Highlights, Underline Ask Professor / TA questions A t S t C t t 17 Chat with Classmate to discuss Topics Auto-Suggest Content and Lookup References
  • 15. Open learning ecosystems “The school is not and cannot be . . . the exclusive provider in a community’s educational system. . . . There is not oned a na y m n n agency, but an ecology of institutions educating — school home places ofeducating — school, home, places of worship, television, press, museums, libraries, b i f t i d ”businesses, factories, and more.” — John Goodlad 1984John Goodlad, 1984
  • 16. Kids learning anywhere, anytime
  • 17. Shifting from centering institutions to centering youth d i t t d i l i itiaround interest-driven learning communities
  • 18. From Engagement to Ecotone: Cultivating Dispositions.From Engagement to Ecotone: Cultivating Dispositions.From Engagement to Ecotone: Cultivating Dispositions.From Engagement to Ecotone: Cultivating Dispositions.From Engagement to Ecotone: Cultivating Dispositions. hThe Big Picture
  • 19. The Brewing Perfect Storm of Opportunity Transformative Initiatives OEROER pulling it all t th eScienceeScience OER …OER … together: Open ParticipatoryOpen ParticipatoryOpen ParticipatoryOpen Participatory eScienceeScience eHumanitieseHumanities Open ParticipatoryOpen Participatory Learning PlatformLearning Platform with feedback loops galorewith feedback loops galore Open ParticipatoryOpen Participatory Learning PlatformLearning Platform with feedback loops galorewith feedback loops galore eHumanitieseHumanities Web 2.0 & beyondWeb 2.0 & beyond Creating new kinds of ecosystems for intertwiningintertwining knowledge creation, learning & mentoring
  • 20. remember what we have all learned ( ft th h d )(often the hard way) keep it simple and let it evolve Ti O’R illTim O’Reilly
  • 21. S i l th k tSpecial thanks to: Richard Baraniuk – CNX.orgg Connie Yowell – Diana Rhoten – P d R G lPrasad Ram – Ann Pendleton – KSA/OSU l f l l + The New Culture of learning–cultivating imagination October, 2010. Doug Thomas & JSB