E Pluribus: Using the heterogeneous to educate all of us<br />1<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
Heterogeneity ….<br />What it is: “Standard”, “classical”, new definitions<br />Howit can be realized now: Mashing, mixing...
Heterogeneity: what?<br />Standard, classical definition: disparateness…<br />New definition: composition, mashing up<br /...
How to heterogenize: 5 steps <br />Brainstorm for goals, objectives<br />Determine key words, ideas           <br />Imagin...
The “how” exemplified: the 5 steps exploited<br />    It’s like totally unreal!  Surrealism in arts and life<br />5<br />K...
Step 1: Brainstorm <br />Example: Defining “surrealism” media mixes<br />Talk & think about it: politics, arts, media…mixe...
Step 2: Key words, ideas defined<br />		New                                <br />		Surreal<br />		Revolutionary<br />		Het...
Step 3: Using alternative resources <br />		Dictionaries, wikis (…pedia, etc.)<br />		Written documents (Open Source, .pdf...
Step 4: Gleaning the useful:Key words, ideas, resources, examples  from everywhere<br />9<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
Step 5: shared realities<br />  Using social media & society<br />    as resources<br />    as exchange mechanisms<br />10...
Facebookery: facebook.com<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />11<br />
The ultimate why<br />--To take advantage of multiple media<br />-- To assist those who learn in alternative ways<br />	--...
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  1. 1. E Pluribus: Using the heterogeneous to educate all of us<br />1<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  2. 2. Heterogeneity ….<br />What it is: “Standard”, “classical”, new definitions<br />Howit can be realized now: Mashing, mixing<br />Whyexploit it: To stimulate, share, educate<br />2<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  3. 3. Heterogeneity: what?<br />Standard, classical definition: disparateness…<br />New definition: composition, mashing up<br />3<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  4. 4. How to heterogenize: 5 steps <br />Brainstorm for goals, objectives<br />Determine key words, ideas <br />Imagine alternative resources <br />Glean the most useful<br />Interact & share <br />4<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  5. 5. The “how” exemplified: the 5 steps exploited<br /> It’s like totally unreal! Surrealism in arts and life<br />5<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  6. 6. Step 1: Brainstorm <br />Example: Defining “surrealism” media mixes<br />Talk & think about it: politics, arts, media…mixed<br />6<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  7. 7. Step 2: Key words, ideas defined<br /> New <br /> Surreal<br /> Revolutionary<br /> Heterogeneous<br /> WYSIWYG…not! <br />7<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  8. 8. Step 3: Using alternative resources <br /> Dictionaries, wikis (…pedia, etc.)<br /> Written documents (Open Source, .pdf)<br /> Contemporary sources (now available free)<br /> Current (re)examinations (museums, etc.)<br />8<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  9. 9. Step 4: Gleaning the useful:Key words, ideas, resources, examples from everywhere<br />9<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  10. 10. Step 5: shared realities<br /> Using social media & society<br /> as resources<br /> as exchange mechanisms<br />10<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />
  11. 11. Facebookery: facebook.com<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />11<br />
  12. 12. The ultimate why<br />--To take advantage of multiple media<br />-- To assist those who learn in alternative ways<br /> -- To strengthen the message/objective<br /> -- Because we are Distance Learning! <br />12<br />KA Watson, Coastline CC<br />

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